Advance Your Career! Earn Your DNP.

Practice - focused doctoral education:

  • Starts from the student’s experience.
  • Comprises practice and leadership activities that are experiential and transformational.
  • Includes completion of the DNP scholarly project that focuses on change to influence healthcare outcomes within a system or population.
  • Combines a nursing framework with the sciences, arts, technology/informatics, health policy, and economics.
  • Culminates in the graduate taking on the role of nursing expert to provide, direct, or manage care.

Unique features of the program:

  • All courses are offered online
  • Alignment with experienced faculty in mentoring relationships
  • Individually designed practicums
  • Six-semester curriculum
  • 35/36 credit hours in length

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Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

The NKU Doctor of Nursing Practice Program is accredited by the Commission on collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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