Doctor of Nursing Practice (with APRN-NP)
Washburn University

Program Details

Washburn University offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice program with a unique focus on entrepreneurship. This online DNP is the first in the United States to provide enrollment in Master of Business Administration courses as part of the curriculum. Students will graduate with expert skills in both advanced practice nursing and business management.

This degree track is specifically designed for nurses with an existing Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Nurse Practitioner specialty certification. Courses in this nurse practitioner program online prepare students with clinical, organizational, and leadership skills necessary to help advance nursing practice and ensure the best possible patient outcomes.

Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Doctoral leadership
  • Population health
  • Emerging concepts in informatics
  • Healthcare economics

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Washburn University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have a MSN degree and unencumbered RN license

Restricted States

Arkansas, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington