Dec 03, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalogue 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

Doctor of Nursing Practice, D.N.P.

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Graduate Coordinator: Tamatha Arms, DNP, PMHNP-BC, NP-C

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a practice-focused terminal degree earned by specialists in advanced practice nursing. The DNP prepares advanced practice nurses (APNs) to analyze systems of care and provide transformational leadership that influences and impacts patient safety and quality of culturally competent care in southeastern, North Carolina. The DNP program consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours to a maximum of 40 credit hours of coursework including 6-10 hours concentrated on a scholarly clinical project. Each candidate’s program of study will be designed to meet student outcomes for advanced practice as a DNP.

Effective 2020-2021, the DNP program is now comprised of 4 concentrations:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Executive Leadership Practitioner
  • Post APRN Concentration
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Please see the information for each on the corresponding catalogue page.

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