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

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arkansas is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Interview, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse
  • Graduation from a nationally accredited MSN program
  • Minimal campus visits, including required program orientation