Doctorate of Nursing Practice
West Virginia University

Program Details

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:

  • ​Population Health Promotion
  • ​Healthcare Leadership
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Health Care Informatics
  • ​Health Policy/Resource Management
  • ​Health Care Issues

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Advanced practice certification from a recognized national accreditation body from this approved list
  • An active, unrestricted RN license
  • Some campus visits may be required

Restricted States

Washington