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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Monmouth University is designed to provide an understanding of organizational/systems leadership and scholarship to students from a variety of medical backgrounds, including nursing education, administration, health policy, nurse practitioners, school nurses, or informatics. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • Translating evidence to clinical practice
  • Health promotion in diverse populations
  • ​Epidemology and genetics/genomics
  • ​Issues in aging
  • ​Organizational leadership
  • Advocacy in health care
  • ​Health care economics and financial management


  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or related degree (e.g., MBA, MPA) from an accredited institution with GPA of 3.2 or higher on the 4.0 scale.
  • Official transcripts must be sent from all previous colleges attended.
  • Possession of active RN license.
  • Certification in a specialization is preferred.
  • Resume with details of current practice including one year of experience post masters.
  • Vision statement of his/her leadership role in improving healthcare outcomes.
  • Two professional and/or academic letters of recommendation.
  • Telephone interview may be requested at the discretion of the Admission Committee.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education


This program is open to residents of: AK, CO, CT, CA, FL, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, MI, MO, MS, MT, ND, NJ, NY, NV, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT or DC.