Curriculum Overview

DNP is designed for nurses seeking a terminal degree in nursing practice, offering an alternative to research-focused doctoral programs. The changing demands of the nation’s healthcare environment require the highest level of nursing knowledge and practice expertise to assure quality patient care.

Highlights include:
  • Flexibility and Accessibility: The online DNP program offers the flexibility for working nurses to pursue advanced education without having to relocate or disrupt their careers.
  • Personalized Learning: The online DNP program allows working nurses to set their own study schedules, accommodating the demands of professional and personal life.
  • Interactive Learning Environment: The online DNP program uses technologies to create an engaging and interactive virtual classroom, including live webinars, discussion forums and video lectures.
  • Access to Expert Faculty: Scholars benefit from access to experienced faculty members who are experts in their fields. Communication with instructors is facilitated through virtual office hours, email and discussion boards.
  • Diverse Cohort: The online DNP program attracts a diverse cohort of students from various geographical locations and backgrounds.
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration: The online DNP program encourages collaboration with other professionals from different disciplines, including business and law.
  • Comprehensive Support Services: The online DNP program offers comprehensive support services, including technical support, academic advising, and student wellness to assist students throughout their DNP journey.
  • Competitive Tuition Rates: The online DNP program is cost-effective, with competitive tuition rates, especially when compared to on-campus alternatives.
  • Accreditation: Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Online Learning

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program offers a flexible and accessible way for nurses to advance their careers while maintaining their current professional commitments. This program equips nurses with advanced leadership skills and a strong foundation in evidence-based practice, preparing them for impactful careers in health care. Graduates are well-positioned to lead, advocate for patients and make substantial contributions to the field of nursing.