Doctor of Nursing Practice
The University of Alabama

Program Details

The online practice-focused DNP degree program from The University of Alabama is designed to prepare graduates at the highest level in specialty practice or to assume leadership positions in health care. The curriculum focuses on:

  • ​Providing care to populations and communities with an emphasis on improving quality and access to underserved and diverse populations
  • ​Advocating for reasonable, rational, and data driven health regulations, standards, and practices
  • ​Sustaining collaborative and strategic relationships
  • ​Promoting innovative, effective health care programs
  • ​Forming partnerships with diverse groups to address health disparities

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Alabama is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires on-campus attendance at one spring intensive and graduation
  • Must have a MSN in an advanced practice area, RN licensure, and certification or certification eligibility as an advanced practice nurse

Restricted States

Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming