Wilkes University's DNP program is designed for nurses seeking a practice-focused terminal degree that prepares them for a professional leadership role in the 21st century.
DNP nurses will be educated to apply research-based scientific knowledge in clinical settings, ensuring achievement of optimum patient outcomes.
Wilkes University is the first institution in northeastern Pennsylvania to offer this degree. AACN recommends that new advanced-practice nurses in the United States be educated to the doctoral level. This includes nurse practitioners, midwives, anesthetists and clinical nurse specialists.
- Convenient ONLINE program
- Competitive tuition rate
- Accomplished, practicing faculty
Master's-level advanced-practice nurses must complete 30 credits to complete the Wilkes DNP.
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The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice/, and post graduate APRN certificate programs at Wilkes University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org).