Doctor of Nursing Practice
Gwynedd Mercy University

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Gwynedd Mercy University is designed to extend the skills and knowledge of current nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialists, or certified nurse midwives, enabling them to advance in their careers. The curriculum equips students for advanced practice nursing with skills and tools that allow them to:

  • ​Examine evidence based practice
  • ​Assess quality improvement
  • ​Engage in social policy changes
  • ​Provide systems leadership 

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Gwynedd Mercy University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Interview

Additional Info

  • Provide proof of current professional liability insurance
  • Provide a current resume/CV reflecting a minimum of two years’ prior clinical experience as an APRN