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Doctor of Nursing Practice - Nurse Midwifery and Womens Health Nurse Practitioner Emphasis, Doctorate

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #353 (QS) , UT,
The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree will soon be the required degree for clinically practicing APRNs, CNMs, and nursing leaders in health care organizations. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has mandated that the current level of preparation necessary for advanced nursing practice be moved from the master’s degree to the doctorate level by the year 2015.

About

The Institute of Medicine’s 2002 report on Health Professions Education recommended strategies for restructuring all clinical education in the health professions to be consistent with the principles of 21st century health systems. These recommendations stressed that health science students and all working professionals develop and maintain proficiency in 5 core areas: delivering patient-centered care, working as part of interdisciplinary teams, practicing evidence-based medicine, focusing on quality improvement, and using information technology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Principles of Health Care Financing 
  • Quality Improvement in Healthcare 
  • Masters Synthesis 
  • Advanced Evidence Based Practice 
  • Advanced Physical Assess & health Promo Across the Lifespan 
  • Advanced Pharmacology 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology for DNP Students 
  • Application of Outcome Measures for Clinicians  
  • DNP Scholarly Project 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

An applicant for admission to The Graduate School must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      30371 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 30371 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Salt Lake City

    • 1000 - 1730 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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