Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Colorado Denver

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from the University of Colorado Denver provides students with the knowledge and leadership skills needed to improve health and health care by linking clinical practice to theory and evidence, preparing them for the highest level of professional practice. Graduates are equipped to assume leadership roles such as:

  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • ​Clinician-Scholar
  • Developer/Evaluator of Healthcare Programs
  • Healthcare Entrepreneur
  • ​Care Manager

% Online

Mostly Online

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 Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires up to three on-campus intensives.
  • A BSN to DNP option is also available.