Doctor of Nursing Practice (APRN to DNP)
Nebraska Methodist College

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program provides a terminal degree for nurses with an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) degree. This online nurse practitioner degree provides advanced skills in population-based healthcare. 

The curriculum imparts skills in developing, implementing, and revising approaches for caregiving. Coursework covers research, theory, pharmacology, pathophysiology, and health assessment. The program concludes with an evidence-based capstone project focused on community practice.

Graduates go on to serve as:

  • Nurse practitioners
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Nurse midwives
  • Nurse anesthetists

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Nebraska Methodist College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires two on-campus weekends during summer semesters
  • Must have completed a program accredited MSN
  • Must hold a current, unencumbered RN license
  • Graduate level prerequisites in advanced nursing theory and practice, pharmacology, pathophysiology, research and assessment required

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Oregon, Washington