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


  • MSN from an accredited program
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Valid, unencumbered RN license
  • Advanced practice certification or eligibiity thereof

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges