Doctor of Nursing Practice
Rivier University

Program Details

The clinically focused online DNP degree program from Rivier University prepares students to improve patient outcomes and become leaders in the field. Through online courses and field practicums, the program emphasizes:

  • Direct care of individual patients
  • Care of patient populations, including community health nursing
  • Practice that supports patient care

​Graduates are prepared to lead interdisciplinary healthcare teams and improve systems of care, patient outcomes, quality, and safety. 

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rivier University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • An unencumbered, active advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) license in the state where practicums will be conducted