Doctor of Nursing Practice
Monmouth University

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.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International