Doctor of Nursing Practice
Jefferson (Philadelphia University +Thomas Jefferson University)

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is designed to provide post-MSN nurses with the extended knowledge and skills required to advance their careers and take on leadership positions in the field. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • ​Current issues in health and social policy
  • Health informatics
  • ​Philosophy, foundations, and methods for evidence based practice
  • ​Leadership and interprofessional collaboration
  • ​Organizational change in the health care system


  • Essay
  • Copy of current RN License
  • Letter from MSN college or university verifying the number of clinical house completed
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale in a program resulting in the award of master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letters

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education