Doctor of Nursing Practice
Upstate Medical University

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Upstate Medical University, specifically designed for the post-master's NP or CNS, prepares nurse experts to the highest level of advanced practice, expanding the APRN role in leadership, health policy and advocacy, interprofessional practice, and information technology. Coursework explores areas such as:

  • Public Health Policy
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • ​Program Development and Grant Writing
  • Organizational Behavior and Systems Leadership
  • ​Evidence Based Practice

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Upstate Medical University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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

  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • APRN must have current National Board Certification in designated specialty
  • An active RN license from state in which clinical hours will be completed