Doctor of Nursing Practice
Illinois State University

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Illinois State University provides students with the skills, knowledge, and competencies to meet the challenges of today's health care system and excel in their careers. Graduates of the program are able to:

  • ​Engage in organizational and systems leadership to create practice environments that improve health care outcomes
  • ​Participate in evidence-based practice and clinical scholarship to improve health care practice and outcomes
  • ​Synthesize scientific, theoretical, and technological data from a variety of disciplines to improve health care systems and health outcomes for individuals and populations
  • Demonstrate leadership in development and implementation of health policy
  • ​Collaborate with intraprofessional and interprofessional teams to create change in health care systems

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Illinois State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Master of Science in Nursing from a CCNE or NLN-accredited program
  • RN license in your state of residence