The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is an online doctoral degree program with a specialty area in Systems-Level Leadership that can be completed in 18 months. The program prepares students to lead healthcare organizations.
All courses are offered online
Access to courses 24/7
Four terms per year
No physical campus visits required
Program can be completed in 18 months
Up to 9 doctoral level credits may be transferred toward the DNP
MSN degree from a regionally accredited institution and a nationally accredited school of nursing. (CCNE, CNEA, or ACEN) OR BSN degree from a nationally accredited school of nursing and Master's degree in a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the MSN program.
Two current professional letters of recommendation.
Well-written statement of background and goals.
Relevant professional work experience recommended.
Current valid unencumbered RN license in the United States.
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Thomas Edison State University
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