Doctor of Nursing Practice

The DNP program prepares clinicians capable of translating scientific findings, evaluating outcomes and programs, producing clinical scholarship, and transforming health care systems and policies.


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


Post-bachelor’s DNP:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist

Post-master’s DNP:

  • Advanced Practice Concentration

Classes Offered

  • Nursing Education Center (Providence)
  • Days and Evenings

Time to Completion

  • Full-time: 2.5 – 3 years
  • Part-time: 3 – 4 years

Application Deadline

Fall admission: February 15