Doctor of Nursing Practice
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing focuses on:

  • The scientific foundations for practice
  • ​Organizational and systems leadership
  • Clinical scholarship and analytical methods for evidence-based practice
  • Information systems/technology
  • Health care policy for advocacy in healthcare
  • Inter-professional collaboration
  • Clinical prevention and population health for improving the nation's health and education
  • Advanced nursing practice

Students may choose one of two concentration areas to align with their personal interests and professional goals:

  • ​Clinical
  • ​Leadership


  • 750-1000 word essay-typed
  • Copy of RN Licensure
  • Copy of Advanced Practice License
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A MSN degree
  • Personal interview
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation Statement

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

Restricted States

Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Washington, Wisconsin