Doctor of Nursing Practice
Salve Regina University

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice is an online nurse practitioner degree that allows students to build on their MSN degrees to further support the healthcare community.  Featuring a holistic approach to learning, the curriculum provides the knowledge and skills needed to become leaders as advanced practice nurses, managers of quality initiatives, executives in health care organizations, and more.  Plus, as a Catholic institution, Salve Regina University incorporates intellectual and spiritual growth as students work to encourage a harmonious, just, and merciful world.  You will integrate your personal experiences and values with theoretical and empirical evidence in courses founded on evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and systems thinking.  In as little as 20 months graduates are ready to take their place as leaders and advocates for healthy living and social justice.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Salve Regina University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must hold an RN license or APRN license and certification
  • Requires completion of an accredited MSN degree
  • Salve Regina has not determined if this program meets licensure standards in other states.