Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Colorado Denver

Program Details

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
  • Clinician-scholar
  • Developer/evaluator of healthcare programs
  • Healthcare entrepreneur/executive
  • Clinical administrator

% 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)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

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