Doctor of Nursing Practice / Advanced Practice Registered Nursing
Regis University

Program Details


The online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Regis University gives nurses advanced technical knowledge, as well as leadership skills and policy expertise. Graduates are prepared to deliver safe, effective care to vulnerable, underserved, and diverse populations.

The specialization in Advanced Practice Registered Nursing is designed to serve students with a background as an advanced practice nurse. Only 1% of nurses in the US hold a doctoral degree in nursing, and as the highest clinical degree in the field, a DNP can broaden career options and increase your value to employers. This online nurse practitioner degree program increases your clinical education and strengthens your leadership skills.

Students in this program examine topics such as:

  • Epidemiology and health promotion
  • Health policy analysis and development
  • Advanced leadership for collaborative care models

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Regis University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Must have a nursing graduate degree from a NLN or AACN-CCNE accredited program at a regionally-accredited institution
  • Must have an active RN license
  • Must successfully pass a drug screen, criminal background check, and health assessment and physical examination

Restricted States

Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, North Dakota, Oregon