The online DNP degree program from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is practice-focused, preparing advanced practice nurses for the highest level of clinical nursing practice. Students develop clinical, organizational, economic, and leadership skills to design and implement programs of care delivery that will significantly impact health care outcomes and transform health care delivery. Graduates of this program are equipped for roles in direct care or indirect, systems-focused care.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Interview
- Applicants must have a master's degree from a professionally accredited program with an advanced practice focus (Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Midwifery, or Anesthesia), and an upper-level undergraduate course in statistics with grade B or higher in the last five years.
- Applicants must have a current RN license in the United States and a minimum of one year of clinical experience relevant to their chosen specialty.
- Applicants with GPA lower than 3.2 must submit GRE scores.