Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post Master’s)
Gonzaga University

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Gonzaga University is designed to provide students a quality education and a well-respected degree focused on competencies in the areas of leadership, health policy, system improvement, research and evidence-based practice, and teamwork and collaboration. Graduates of this program possess the knowledge and skills required to:

  • ​Serve as leaders and champions of change within complex healthcare systems
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills to optimize health in a selected area of nursing
  • ​Demonstrate humanistic, reflective practice, ethical reasoning, and advocacy for a selected population
  • ​Synthesize theory and evidence to create, implement, and evaluate strategies to improve practice

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Gonzaga University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.3 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Essay/Writing Sample, Interview

Additional Info

  • Two on-campus visits required for immersion experiences.
  • Applicant must have a master's degree in nursing, a graduate nurse anesthesia degree, or a graduate nurse-midwifery degree from an accredited program.
  • Must have taken an Evidence Based Practice course and a graduate-level inferential statistics or biostatistics course within the last 5 years with grade B or better

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, North Carolina, New York