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Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-Master's) · DNP

Online | 16 Months

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Program Highlights

Earn the Highest Nursing Practice Degree

Earn the terminal clinical degree for nurses; set yourself apart with a DNP. Build the leadership and scholarship skills to stay ahead of ongoing changes in healthcare. Take organizations and nursing practice into the future.

Lead, Educate, and Implement Change

Advance your clinical knowledge, skills, and marketability. Further your career opportunities in the nursing field and better serve your patients through the evaluation and application of evidence-based practice. Prepare to assume a leadership role, and impact generations of nurses through education and systems change.

Designed for Practicing RN’s and NP’s

Keep caring for your patients as you invest in your future. Our program is designed for working nurses like you. Because our program is only 4 semesters, students can continue to work as RNs and NPs in their communities. We believe it is important to continue practicing so you can directly implement what you are learning for your patients.

Go from an MSN to a DNP

Go from your Master of Science in Nursing to a Doctor of Nursing Practice. Our DNP program is designed for experienced nurses who are ready to take the crowning step in their nursing education.

Increase the Quality of Care for Your Patients

Everything comes down to your patients and their outcomes. Avoid living in the world of anecdotal clinical treatment without evidence. Learn how to research clinically and how to apply the best research for your patients to provide the best possible care.

Program Accreditation

The Doctor of Nursing Practice programs and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.