23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a terminal professional practice degree that prepares nurses to assume leadership roles in clinical practice, administration, clinical teaching, and clinical research. 

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The Nursing Practice program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas prepares graduates for advanced clinical practice and other leadership roles to serve the health care needs of the people of Nevada, the nation, and the professional community.

Career Possibilities

DNP graduates are equipped to assume a wide range of leadership roles in both direct and indirect health care settings and nursing education programs. DNP graduates may function as specialists in their advanced practice clinical roles, as nursing faculty, or as healthcare executives, program and policy analysts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis and Economics of Healthcare Systems and Delivery
  • Strategies for Management of Healthcare Systems and Performance Improvement
  • Business Management for Nurse Practitioners
  • Population Health: Analysis and Evaluation
  • Health & Public Policy for Advanced Practice of Nursing

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


31 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program (CCNE, ACEN, or NLN CNEA).
  • Generally, a minimum grade point average of 3.2 (on a 4.0 = A scale) earned in a baccalaureate nursing degree is required. Students who graduated from accredited competency-based schools are advised to contact the Program Director for additional information.
  • Hold an unrestricted and unencumbered license as a registered nurse.
  • Have practiced as a baccalaureate prepared registered nurse for a minimum of one calendar year (2000 hours) prior to beginning coursework in the BSN to DNP program.

Tuition Fee

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    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 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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