Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Northern Colorado

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from the University of Northern Colorado, designed for practicing MSN / APNs, prepares students as clinical experts with a focus on the critical thinking, leadership, and political policy skills needed to advocate and create changes in healthcare practice at the individual, population, and organizational systems levels. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Population Centered Health Care
  • Philosophical Underpinnings of Nursing Science
  • ​Design, Methods, and Analysis in Health Care Research
  • ​Leadership in Health Policy
  • ​Healthcare Finance

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Northern Colorado is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Interview