Nursing Practice, Ph. D. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
36 months
Duration
36172 USD/year
36172 USD/year
30290 USD/year
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About

The leading educational standard for advanced practice providers—whether they be nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialist, midwives, or nurse practitioners—is to hold a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). This program is offered at the University of Pittsburgh.

Overview

Learning Outcomes for Nursing Practice at the University of Pittsburgh

  • Evaluate new practice approaches based on scientific knowledge and theories from nursing and other disciplines.
  • Adapt organizational and systems leadership for quality improvement and systems thinking.
  • Demonstrate clinical scholarship and analytical methods for evidence-based practice.
  • Analyze critical elements necessary to the selection, use and evaluation of health care information systems and patient care technology.
  • Influence health care policy at institutional, state and/or federal levels.
  • Lead interprofessional teams in the analysis of complex practice and organizational issues.
  • Analyze epidemiological, biostatistical, environmental, and other appropriate scientific data related to individual, aggregate, and population health.
  • Demonstrate advanced levels of clinical judgment, systems thinking, and accountability in designing, delivering, and evaluating evidence-based care to improve patient outcomes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Graduate Orientation
  • Applied Statistics for Evidence-based Practice
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Culturally Diverse Populations
  • The Science of Health Care Delivery
  • Public Policy in Health Care
  • Role Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • 1st Deadline: February 15
  • 2nd Deadline: May 1
  • DNP Health Systems Executive Leadership: Rolling Admissions

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

34 SCH
  • 34 to 39 credits for post-MSN; 78 for post-BSN

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A current license to practice nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or the state or U.S. territory where the student will complete the clinical practice requirements
  • A pre-admission interview
  • Evidence of ability to communicate in writing through the required personal essay.
  • Pre-requisite statistics course with a grade of B- or better
  • Applicants to the BSN-DNP Program must have a BSN or an entry-level MSN (that incorporated AACN BSN Essentials from an NLN-, CCNE-, or ACEN-accredited program in nursing).
  • Applicants to the Post-Master DNP Program must have a master’s degree in nursing (from an NLN-, CCNE-, or ACEN-accredited program) or a Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Complete official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate education
  • Admission test scores if applicable
  • Three letters of professional recommendation
  • Current CV or resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36172 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    36172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36172 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    30290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30290 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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Scholarships Information

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Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Graduate Education Scholarships (Both Directions)
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Merit-based

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SHAPE America
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Sigma Small Grants
Merit-based

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Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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SETC
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
Need-based

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CouponBirds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Support Creativity
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zolve
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
The Pro-Care Medical Track Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pro-Care Medical Centers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
10 Mar 2024
“The Hope For Healing” Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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FHE Health
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