Doctor of Nursing Practice
Ohio State University

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Ohio State University prepares students to become expert evidence-based practitioners and healthcare administrators through customized learning opportunities in core course work, electives, and clinical immersion experiences. Graduates are prepared to:

  • ​Practice at the highest level of nursing, integrating and applying knowledge from the sciences with the fields of organizational management, ethics, health policy, and information technology
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in organizational and health systems management to improve the safety and quality of healthcare
  • ​Apply analytical skills and translational science methodologies to practice-focused scholarship
  • ​Provide leadership in interprofessional collaborative teams to improve health outcomes for individuals, populations, systems, and the crafting of policy
  • ​Demonstrate high levels of skills in health promotion and disease prevention strategies for individuals, populations, and systems
  • ​Develop skill in the analysis and shaping of health policy 
  • ​Demonstrate skill in the application of ethical decision-making frameworks to resolve ethical dilemmas in healthcare

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Ohio State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License

Restricted States

Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, US Territories