Doctor of Nursing Practice
Samford University

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Samford University provides nurses with the skills and knowledge required to succeed at the highest levels of nursing practice and administration. Graduates possess advanced clinical skills, are prepared to take on organizational and systems leadership positions, and have the ability to:

  • ​Mobilize interdisciplinary teams
  • ​Establish collaborative relationships to solve complex clinical problems
  • ​Initiate policy and programmatic changes

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Samford University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse
  • Master's degree from a CCNE, CNEA or ACEN accredited program in the area of advanced practice or administration
  • Some campus visits are required