Doctorate On Campus

Nursing Practice (DNP)

Chatham University

12 months
1049 USD/credit 28323 USD/year
1049 USD/credit 28323 USD/year
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The Chatham University DNP program prepares nurses to practice as leaders in the promotion and use of evidence-based practice in healthcare delivery systems. 


DNP graduates have skill sets and competencies to function in clinical and executive leadership roles depending on the student's interest and career trajectory.

Programme Overview

Chatham University's Nursing Programs (RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP) are currently preparing for the reaccreditation process with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The on-site evaluation is scheduled for 3/18–3/20/2019. As part of the CCNE accreditation process, there is opportunity for program constituents (e.g., faculty teaching in, students enrolled in the program(s) under review) and other interested parties to submit, in writing, comments concerning the program's qualification for accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structure & App of Contemporary Nursing Knowledge
  • Developing Evidence-Based Practice
  • Ethics and Public Policy in Healthcare Delivery
  • Quality Improvement in Health Care
  • Advancing Practice: Scholarship and Grant Writing
  • Communication and Collaboration for Health Care Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application submitted directly to Chatham University 
  • Official academic transcripts from all colleges or universities previously attended.
  • Applicant must have completed Master of Science in Nursing degree - cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or greater
  • Copy of Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of current RN license
  • Two letters of professional recommendation addressing the candidate's strengths, and ability to succeed in the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28323 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1049 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28323 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1049 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburg

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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