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

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #353 (QS) , UT,
Women's Health Nurse Practitioners (WHNP) focus on providing care for conditions unique to women from menarche through the remainder of their lives as well as reproductive health care for men. WHNPs provide leadership and collaboration in the provision of comprehensive care in a variety of outpatient and acute care settings. 

About

As a doctoral student in the WHNP track, you will:

  • Develop skills to influence public policy through participation in professional organizations and health policy activities at the local, national, and global level.
  • Take courses in evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and systems leadership.
  • Be mentored within our unique faculty practice Birthcare Healthcare.
  • Interact with diverse patient populations.
  • Participate in Innovative high fidelity simulation and interprofessional training.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 
  • Foundations of Health Informatics 
  • Health and Systems 
  • 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 

                English Language Requirements

                • Minimum required score:

                  6.5

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                • Minimum required score:

                  80

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                Academic Requirements

                You need the following GPA score:

                Required score: 3

                Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                General Requirements

                Applicants will submit one application to be reviewed by the University of Utah Office of Graduate Admissions and the College of Nursing. Applicants must meet Graduate School and DNP Program minimum requirements. Admission to the DNP Program is limited and selective. Admission cannot be guaranteed to all individuals who meet the minimum requirements. Successful applications must be admitted by the both the Graduate School and the College of Nursing.

                Tuition Fee

                • International

                  30371 USD/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 30371 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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                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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