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You'll integrate nursing practice with study in ethics and the biophysical, psychosocial, analytical and organizational sciences. Our students demonstrate leadership in organizations and health care systems. They promote safe and efficient care delivery to both individuals and populations.
Our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is carefully designed for experienced, advanced practice nurses and nurse leaders. With a strong focus on Professional Practice Leadership, our program develops nursing leaders who improve health care outcomes in clinical practice, research and management. We offer a blended learning format, allowing our students to fit course requirements around their schedules.
We have close relationships with world-renowned teaching hospitals and research facilities -- such as Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as well as community-based and international settings. Our experienced professors-of-practice are experts in the field and work to ensure that our students stay current on contemporary practices and procedures.
With aging populations and constant health care crises, our nurses are in high demand. You'll find success in every branch of medicine.
The DNP will prepare doctoral-level nursing clinicians for expert practice and leadership in clinical settings. All DNP students will enroll in core courses (24 credits) and complete a Capstone Project (6 credits).
Sample Full-Time DNP Schedule Post Master’s Program (2 years)
NURS 655: Biostatistics (3 credits)
Sample Part-Time Schedule Post-Master’s Program (3 years)
Sample Part-Time Schedule Post-Master’s Program (4 years)
*Adapted from the AACN Doctoral Essentials (2006)*
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