Doctor of Nursing Practice
University at Buffalo

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

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University at Buffalo is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must have a Master of Science in Nursing degree
  • Must have active US RN and NP licenses and active national certification in the specialty to which you are applying
  • GRE and MAT requirement waived if GPA over 3.5