Doctor of Nursing Practice
Northern Arizona University

Program Details

The online DNP terminal degree program from Northern Arizona University is designed to help students further develop their leadership and policy-making skills and provides experience in the interpretation of and practical adaptation of evidence based practice and best practices. The curriculum focuses on:

  • ​Clinical Practice and Prevention
  • Communication
  • ​Critical Reasoning
  • Leadership
  • ​Professionalism and Professional Values
  • ​Global Health


  • Master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited university and a nationally accredited nursing program or equivalent if program is outside the U.S.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA in all nursing coursework of your master's degree program.
  • Current RN license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse.
  • 3 letters of recommendation.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission