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

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

James Madison University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must have a master's degree from a regionally accredited institution and an unencumbered RN license
  • Prerequisite statistics course required
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse applicants should have a certification in their area of specialty. Certification is encouraged for Nurse Administrator applicants but not required.
  • Must submit current CPR certification and health records