The University of Colorado – Denver offers an online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program. This is a clinical practice-oriented leadership curriculum centered around evidence-based practice and research utilization. Nurses learn how to improve clinical care delivery, patient outcomes, and systems management through synthesis and analysis of nursing research.
Coursework for the online DNP is both innovative and practical, providing opportunities to implement real-world projects in your own practice. The flexibility of an online program allows you to continue your career while pursuing a degree that allows you to advance even further. Students can choose from a full-time curriculum or part-time as little as one course per term.
Graduates can pursue a full range of positions including:
- Clinical nurse educator
- Developer/evaluator of healthcare programs
- Healthcare entrepreneur/executive
- Clinical administrator
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Colorado Denver is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program requires up to three on-campus intensives.
- A BSN to DNP option is also available.