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Doctorate of Nursing Practice
The online DNP degree program from West Virginia University prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills to evaluate the most up-to-date research, determine how to use outcomes in daily practice, implement new methods of treatment and health care delivery, and improve patient health. Courses explore topics such as:
Master of Science degree in nursing from a nationally-accredited nursing program
Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
Current, unrestricted RN license in at least one state
Advanced practice certification from a recognized national accreditation body from this approved list
The following prerequisites course equivalents to WVU: Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics (for prescribers), Advanced Health Assessment, Research Process
Three letters of reference
Accreditation & Licensing
Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
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