24 months
1608 USD/credit 27336 USD/year
1608 USD/credit 27336 USD/year
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The innovative Doctor of Nursing Practice program from Pace University allows you to accelerate your career trajectory while evolving your current practice; you’ll graduate more competent, confident, and ready to make a positive impact on the world. The program’s flexibility ensures you’ll be able to earn your degree around your current professional and personal commitments.

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A Flexible Degree

  • Blended online and in person Doctor of Nursing Practice program from Pace University —just five on-campus classes per semester
  • Curriculum meets the eight essential areas identified by the America Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) for the DNP.
  • Ability to complete the program in as few as two years (six semesters).

Choose Your Career

DNP graduates are specialized healthcare professionals who possess the highest level of nursing knowledge in the areas of nurse management, organizational leadership, health policy and informatics systems, and direct patient care.  

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Primary Health Care Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice: Methods and Techniques 
  • Health Care Policy: Strategic Action
  • Teaching and Learning in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Ethical Choices and Legal Context for the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Evidence-Based Practice: Methods and Techniques
  • Health Care Economics and Finance for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Technology and Information Systems for Advanced Practice Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be a graduate of an accredited advanced practice nursing master’s degree program.
  • Be state certified and board eligible as a family nurse practitioner* or adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner.
  • Be licensed as a registered nurse in New York State.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.3 in a master’s degree program in nursing, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Evidence of successful completion of an undergraduate statistics course is required (grade of B or higher).
  • No standardized admission test (GRE or Miller Analogy) required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1608 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    27336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1608 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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