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Nursing Practice

Northern Arizona University

Ph.D. Online
24 months
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6900 USD/year
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If you're a nurse who has a master's degree in nursing, the Nursing Practice program of the Northern Arizona University offers you an opportunity to sharpen your nursing skills and enhance your leadership expertise. 

Overview

The Nursing Practice program of the Northern Arizona University is a clinical doctorate with emphasis on enhancing leadership expertise in rural and underserved populations.

Purpose Statement

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is designed to allow nurses holding a master’s degree (MS) in nursing to obtain a terminal degree in nursing. The DNP builds on master’s education and includes content related to healthcare leadership, policy, and population health. Students will develop in-depth knowledge of interprofessional collaboration, information systems and healthcare technology, and the analysis, synthesis, translation, and dissemination of scientific and evidence-based professional literature. 

Learning experiences provided in this program include design and implementation of quality improvement and practice change projects, systematic and comprehensive investigation of topics related to population health, healthcare systems, and advanced nursing practice. 

DNP graduates will have the knowledge to inform and lead practice innovation, policy development, and improve delivery of health care in our complex and evolving healthcare system. DNP-prepared nurses may hold positions in academia, clinical practice and healthcare administration in hospitals, government agencies, private industry, and clinical practice settings. The DNP at Northern Arizona University is a clinical doctorate with emphasis on enhancing leadership expertise in rural and underserved populations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Synthesis Of Writing, Research And Statistical Principles In Healthcare
  • Introduction To Doctor Of Nursing Practice
  • Doctor Of Nursing Practice Clinical Immersion
  • Evidence-based Practice: Project Planning And Implementation
  • Evidence-based Practice: Dissemination
  • Leadership For Advanced Practice Nurses In Clinical Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

74 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs
  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent
  • Transcripts
  • English language proficiency
  • Master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited university and a nationally accredited nursing program or equivalent if program is outside the U.S
  • Accepted students will be required to provide an official letter directly from the degree issuing institution with the actual total number of clinical hours completed
  • Current RN license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3450 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3450 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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