Doctor of Nursing Practice
Seton Hall University

Program Details

Take you career to the next level and your degree to the highest possible with the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Seton Hall University.  This online nurse practitioner degree is a practice-focused doctoral degree program that develops nursing leaders.  Open to both post-MSN and post-BSN students, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to transform healthcare delivery and outcomes.  

The curriculum improves your clinical, organizational, economic, and leadership skills, all of which you will use in healthcare administration.  As you work toward careers that involve quality improvement and finding ways to improve systems of care, patient outcomes, and quality and safety in clinical practice and clinical administration, you will cover various advanced nursing and business topics.  Topics covered include population health, statistics, healthcare systems, business and evidence-based practice.  Graduates of this online nurse practitioner program are competent leaders ready for positions in advance practice or to hold administrative and leadership roles.  

This flexible online degree offers all courses online, so your academics can be scheduled around work and personal obligations.  You can also choose one of two tracks in this DNP program:

  • Direct Care-Advance Practice
  • Indirect Care-Health Systems Administration

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Seton Hall University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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

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

Additional Info

  • This program also offers a BSN entrance option, which requires 73-79 credits.
  • Post-MSN applicants with a GPA below a 3.5 will be required to submit satisfactory scores on Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the past 5 years.