The mission of the Nursing Practice program of Drexel University is to prepare individuals to assume leadership roles as executives or practitioners and to apply evidence-based practice to improve individual, family, and community health outcomes.
Nurses who graduate from Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Drexel University are well-equipped to fully implement the science developed by nurse researchers in PhD, DNSc, and other research-focused nursing doctorates.
Upon graduation, you will be able to:
- Evaluate patient care delivery approaches to meet the current and anticipated needs of patient populations based on outcomes and scientific findings
- Translate research into clinical practice and policy to improve care and outcomes
- Use advanced communication skills - to lead quality improvement and patient safety
- Use principles of business, finance, economics, and health policy to develop and implement plans to improve the quality of healthcare delivery
- Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity in patients and providers
- Evaluate effective strategies for the management of ethical dilemmas that can occur in the course of healthcare delivery
- Health Policy and Economics
- Applied Epidemiology
- Scientific Foundation of Nursing Knowledge Development
- Quantitative Methods in Clinical Nursing
- Health Information Technology and Information Systems
- Leadership in Organizations and Systems
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Master's Degree in one of the following: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Master’s Degree in Health-Related Field, Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- If your Master's degree is not in Nursing, a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is also required
- A graduate-level Research Methods course (grade B or higher)
- Current United States licensure as a registered nurse
- A completed application
- Current U.S. Registered Nurse (RN) Licensure
- Advanced practice nursing licensure and certification documents
- Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
- Two letters of recommendation from individuals who hold a graduate degree (doctoral prepared highly preferred). Sources may be from academic, employer, or professional colleagues and attest to academic ability and professional competency.
International23422 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1041 USD per credit during 24 months.
National23422 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1041 USD per credit during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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