Doctor of Nursing Practice
Michigan State University

Program Details

Michigan State University offers an online practitioner degree that is also the highest level of nursing practice training, the Doctor of Nursing Practice.  This program focuses on providing safe, effective, evidence-based, and patient-centered care.  

Open to any nurses with master’s degrees in an area of focus offered at MSU, this degree will not only advance your career and help you take on leadership positions in healthcare, it will also prepare you to improve healthcare services for diverse populations.  The curriculum develops your knowledge and skills in evaluating evidence, using research in decision-making, and developing and implementing innovations to advance practices and improve patient care.  It also reenforces the importance of collaborating across disciplines and organizations to ensure the best possible healthcare outcomes.  Graduates are ready to enhance and guide the future of nursing, acting as champions of healthcare policy and operational changes based on evidence-based data and technology.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Michigan State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Michigan State University is accredited by: The Broad College of Business at MSU has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1953. AACSB International Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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