The online DNP degree program from Texas Christian University is an innovative, solution-focused program designed to prepare advanced practice nurses to lead efforts in solving complex health care issues and developing new health care opportunities. The focus is heavily on practice that is innovative and evidence-based, reflecting the application of credible research findings and theories to improving health care outcomes. Graduates are prepared to assume clinical leadership positions in a variety of fields, including:
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Texas Christian University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV
- Requires a two-day on-campus orientation
- Students are encouraged to return to campus during their last semester for DNP project presentation.
- Must have a master's degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited school, current unencumbered license to practice as a RN in the United States, and current recognition as an APRN.
- Admission requirements vary for advanced practice registered nurses, nurse administrators/executives, and other master's-prepared nurses. Contact the school for more information.