DNP Online

Nursing Practice (Online)

1051 USD/credit 47295 USD/full
1051 USD/credit 47295 USD/full
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The Nursing Practice (Online) program of Drexel University is designed for nurses seeking a terminal degree in nursing practice and offers an alternative to research-focused doctoral programs. 


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 Nursing Practice (Online) program of 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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

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45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47295 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1051 USD per credit
  • National

    47295 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1051 USD per credit


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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