Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Arkansas

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from the University of Arkansas prepares graduates to:

  • ​Solve complex health issues
  • Design and sustain quality improvement in organizations
  • ​Lead transformation of health care
  • ​Provide evidence-based clinical prevention and health services
  • ​Design, deliver, and evaluate care to improve patient outcomes

​The program offers two concentrations to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • ​Adult-Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner


  • Graduation from an NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited M.S.N. program
  • APN licensure, if required by student’s state of residence
  • Certification as an A.P.N.
  • Graduate-level health-policy course with grade of "B" or above

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission