Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of North Georgia

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice, an online nurse practitioner degree from the University of North Georgia, is a terminal degree for those nurses interested in advancing their careers.  This is an advanced nursing degree for those with degrees in master’s nursing programs.  Students will find that this degree offers many choices.  While preparing to become a leader in healthcare, you can choose an area of concentration in nursing education or executive leadership depending on your interests and career goals.  All students learn ways to improve healthcare, working to ensure optimal patient care and safe and innovative evidence-based practices.

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of North Georgia is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Some campus visits may be required
  • Current unencumbered Georgia or compact registered nurse license
  • A current, unencumbered APRN license
  • A national certification