Doctor of Nursing Practice
Thomas Edison State University

Program Details

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.

Program Highlights:

  • 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
  • High-quality, affordable DNP program

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Thomas Edison State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Essay/Writing Sample

Additional Info

  • 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.
  • Relevant professional work experience recommended. 
  • Current valid unencumbered RN license in the United States.