Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of North Florida

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from the University of North Florida offers an alternative to research-focused doctoral programs, requiring a thoughtful evidence-based project instead of a dissertation for completion of the degree. The curriculum prepares nurses with the highest level of scientific knowledge and practice expertise to assure quality patient outcomes, exploring topics such as:

  • Global Health Care and Culture
  • Health Informatics
  • ​Principles of Epidemiology
  • Public Policy
  • ​Health Economics


  • Master's degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution and program accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE
  • Active national certification in one of the following APRN roles: NE-BC, NEA-BC, CNM, CNS, CRNA, or NP (copy of actual certificate is required)
  • Minimum graduate GPA of 3.30
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse or advanced practice registered nurse in the candidate's state of practice (copy of actual licensure is required)
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of reference

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges