Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Program Details

The online Doctor of Nursing Practice program is for those seeking the highest-level education in systems leadership, healthcare policy, and health information systems. This online program is designed to accommodate those with their MSN. An optional on-campus residency provides additional opportunities for experiential learning. 

The curriculum allows you to work with expert instructors and peers who share your passion. The focus on interprofessional education sharpens your collaborative skills, and provides you with a valuable perspective when approaching a patient’s problem. Your DNP practica is completed at an approved preceptor and focuses on your role as a leader. The program culminates in a scholarly project capstone. Graduates employ sound theoretical frameworks, evidential medicine, and clinical expertise in collaboration with the patient and a healthcare team.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must provide evidence of an unrestricted, unencumbered RN license in state of residence
  • Requires completion of a Master of Science in Nursing program

Restricted States

Arkansas, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Washington