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.  Advanced practice nurses will advance their careers and help ensure quality patient care in this terminal degree program.  The curriculum prepares nurses with the highest level of scientific knowledge and practice expertise to assure quality patient outcomes. Courses explore such topics as:

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

Two tracks are available, depending on a student’s experience: clinical and administrative.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of North Florida is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.3 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Must hold an active registered nursing license in state of residence
  • Be certified and active in one of the following roles: NE-BC, NEA-BC, CNM, CNS, CRNA, or NP
  • Hold an MSN from a regionally accredited institution