Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas prepares nurses to assume leadership roles in clinical practice, administration, clinical teaching, and clinical research. Graduates are able to:

  • ​Provide advanced nursing care to improve patient and population health care outcomes in various direct and indirect settings
  • ​Take leadership roles in the analysis, delivery, and management of nursing care and health care systems
  • ​Provide evidence-based practice through the application of analytical methods, information systems technology, and clinical research
  • ​Collaborate with inter-professional teams to meet the health care needs of culturally and ethnically diverse individuals and populations
  • ​Act as change agents, leaders, and advocates in the design, implementation, and evaluation of health care policy as it affects populations and the nursing profession

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Nevada-Las Vegas is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Essay/Writing Sample

Restricted States

California, Florida, Massachusetts, US Territories