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Nursing Practice, Ph.D.

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If you're a nurse who has a master's degree in nursing, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Northern Arizona University offers you an opportunity to sharpen your nursing skills and enhance your leadership expertise. 
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Overview

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Northern Arizona University is a clinical doctorate with emphasis on enhancing leadership expertise in rural and underserved populations.

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. 

Career

If you're a nurse who has a master's degree in nursing, our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) offers you an opportunity to sharpen your nursing skills and enhance your leadership expertise. The DNP is a clinical doctorate with emphasis on enhancing leadership expertise in rural and underserved populations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Priority: October 15 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    74 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • 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.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.0 = A) in all nursing coursework of your master's degree program.
  • Current RN license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse.
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3450 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    3450 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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