Master of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice
Kaplan University's Master of Science in Nursing—DNP Path allows you to study online and earn the credentials to pursue career advancement in administrative or advanced practice roles.* If you possess a bachelor’s degree and apply to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, you must complete this program to move on to the Doctor of Nursing Practice. You can enhance your current practice expertise by choosing an executive leader, family nurse practitioner, or adult-gerontology nurse practitioner specialized pathway.
*Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional certification or licensing may be required to work in certain fields. Although certain programs at Kaplan University are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will be eligible to sit for or pass those exams. In some cases, field experience, additional coursework, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.
Degree Level: Doctorate
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accelerated Degree: No
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
A MSN degree is required.
At this time, the program is available only to those who reside and possess a current license as a registered nurse without restrictions to practice in one of these states: AL, AK, IA ,ID, IN, CA,CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, ME, IL, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NE ,NV, OH, OK, PA, RI,SC, SD,TX, VA, VT, WY.
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About Kaplan University
Are you committed to achieving your educational and career goals? Kaplan University not only offers online programs, but campus-based, and blended programs in fields such as social and behavioral sciences, business, criminal justice, education, health sciences, information systems and technology, legal studies, and nursing. Students can earn associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees as well as certificates and diplomas.
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Kaplan University is a part of Kaplan Higher Education LLC, which is a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company. Kaplan, Inc.'s wide range of products includes programs for kids and schools, test preparation, higher education and professional training. Each of our offerings helps students reach an important milestone in their education and careers.
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