University at Buffalo

12 Capen Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260-1660

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from the University at Buffalo prepares established advanced practice nurses to deliver expert care, innovate practice, and translate evidence-based care to the clinical setting. With the goal of enhancing practice outcomes at the individual, population, and system levels, the program provides students with new knowledge in:

  • ​Organizational Behavior
  • ​Informatics
  • Health Policy
  • ​Leadership
  • Program Evaluation 
  • ​Generation of Evidence-Based Knowledge

Program Overview:

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  • Delivery Format:
    Mostly Online
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    Per Semester
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  • The equivalent of a Master of Science in nursing (MSN) degree
  • Active U.S. RN and NP licenses
  • An active national certification in the specialty to which you are applying (ex. CRNA, FNP, etc.)
  • MSN GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Official transcripts from all colleges ever attended
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Three references

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)



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