Doctor of Nursing Practice
The University of Texas at Tyler

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from The University of Texas at Tyler provides students with a convenient pathway to becoming agents of change who influence the future of healthcare. The curriculum allows students to:

  • ​Design and implement scholarly projects that contribute to the to the improvement of healthcare and foster implementation of evidence-based research
  • ​Focus on ensuring healthy communities through service learning activities such as statewide disaster planning and involvement in the Cancer Foundation for Life, March of Dimes, and other events
  • ​Understand how to incorporate research findings into the development of policies pertinent to nursing and health, both nationally and internationally
  • ​Undertake meaningful quality improvement and change projects leading to the completion of the DNP Scholarly Project 

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • The program requires an on-campus summer orientation, returning-student workshops, and occasional on-campus intensives.
  • Applicants must have a master's degree from an accredited institution and current license to practice professional nursing.