Doctor of Nursing Practice
James Madison University

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from James Madison University prepares students to impact the practice of nursing, the healthcare delivery system, and the shaping of health policy by providing high quality, patient and family-centered, accountable nursing care and practicing as a professional within an interprofessional team. Students may choose from two specialty areas designed to suit their personal interests and professional goals:

  • ​Advanced Practice Nursing
  • ​Leadership in Healthcare Systems


  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of professional goals
  • Three letters of recommendation, 1) academic reference, 2) current clinical supervisor and 3) academic or clinical
  • Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree in Nursing with a minimum 3.2 GPA for graduate work is preferred
  • Hold a current CPR and health records
  • Registered Nurse Licensure
  • Meet department’s technical standards for admission

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges