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D.N.P. On Campus

Nursing Practice

Western Carolina University

24 months
Duration
25236 USD/year
25236 USD/year
14830 USD/year
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About

The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Western Carolina University is for students already in possession of a Master of Science in Nursing who are looking to work at the highest clinical level. 

Overview

This doctoral degree in Nursing Practice at Western Carolina University will give you the opportunity to hold leadership roles within the health care system of public and private practices, can lead to administrative opportunities or you can choose to pursue teaching in a postsecondary environment. 

Key Features 

  • This program is a partnership between the Schools of Nursing at Western Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
  • The D.N.P. is a 42-semester hour (post-master level) program that also includes 1,000 clinical practice hours (including 500 from MSN program). The classroom curriculum will focus on subjects like Health Care Policy and Ethics; Global Health and Social Justice; Economics of the Health Care System; and other 800-level courses.

Programme Structure

  • A D.N.P. gives you the opportunity to continue clinical work at a public hospital or private practice, advance to administrative roles in the health care system, teach postsecondary courses to the next generation of nurses, research best practice policies or pursue other professional opportunities. 
  • According to NursingLink.com the average salary for D.N.P. degree holders is $95,000. If you’re looking to explore teaching, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing states there is a shortage of qualified nursing faculty with doctoral-level degrees.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7415 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Cullowhee

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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