Ph. D. Online

Nursing Practice

James Madison University

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On behalf of the faculty and staff, I welcome you to the James Madison University Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) webpages. We appreciate your interest in the program. 


The Nursing Practice program from James Madison University is an innovative online program with full-time and part-time study.


  • Fully On-Line Program
  • Flexible start dates
  • Full-time and part-time available
  • 31-46 credits (depending on transcripts and previous course-related practice hours)
  • Ongoing admissions for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters
  • Individualized plans of study to support you as you meet your personal, professional and educational goals
  • Exceptional faculty with diverse backgrounds focused on your success

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Behavior in Health Care 
  • Epidemiology in Population Health 
  • Health Policy for Practice and Advocacy 
  • Analytic Methods for Health Care 
  • Issues end Methods in Translational Inquiry 
  • Evidence Based Practice: Clinical Prevention and Population Health 
  • Evidence Based Practice: Chronic Illness 
  • Advanced Practicum 

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31 alternative credits




Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • Master’s degree in nursing (or other field)  from a regionally accredited institution.
  • A minimum of 3.2 GPA for graduate work is preferred.   
  • An unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the state where you plan to do clinical practica.
  • Undergraduate or graduate statistics course
  • Current CPR and health records
  • Curriculum vitae or resume.
  • Interview. After the initial review of the application, applicants may be contacted for an interview.
  • Technology Requirements. James Madison University School of Nursing considers the Internet communication link an essential learning resource for doctoral students. 

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