Doctor of Nursing Practice
Northern Kentucky University

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Northern Kentucky University prepares nurses to utilize evidence-based knowledge and innovative practice expertise to lead initiatives and influence change to improve health outcomes for people in the community, region, and country. Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in:

  • ​Advanced clinical practice
  • Teaching
  • Administration
  • ​Health policy


  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree and are required to hold at least one degree in nursing at or above the bachelor's level. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Successfully completed an upper division level graduate course in statistics.
  • An unencumbered RN license in the United States or the country in which the student practices.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges