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Master of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice

Program Details

Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Nursing—DNP Path allows you to study online and earn the credentials to pursue career advancement in administrative or advanced practice roles.* If you possess a bachelor’s degree and apply to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, you must complete this program to move on to the Doctor of Nursing Practice. You can enhance your current practice expertise by choosing an executive leader, family nurse practitioner, or adult-gerontology nurse practitioner specialized pathway.

*Purdue University Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional certification or licensing may be required to work in certain fields. Although certain programs at Purdue University Global are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will be eligible to sit for or pass those exams. In some cases, field experience, additional coursework, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.

Requirements

A MSN degree is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

Not authorized for residents in: Arkansas, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and West Virginia.