Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
DNP concentrations offered:
Why choose UNCG:
- Nationally recognized for excellence by U.S. News and World Report
- 100% of DNP graduates employed in nursing positions
- State-of-the-art classroom and simulation spaces
- Affordable tuition and fees; scholarships available
- Small classes taught by nationally recognized faculty
- Experiential work with experts in the field
Need financial support to earn your DNP? Are you interested in becoming a nurse educator? Learn about our Nurse Faculty Loan Program.
DNP Post BSN/AGNP Concentration: Application Deadline for Fall (August) admission is May 15
DNP Post MSN Concentration: Application Deadline for Fall (August) admission is May 15
DNP Nurse Anesthesia Concentration: Application Deadline for Fall (August) admission is September 1
- Practice as advanced practice registered nurses to advance the discipline and nursing profession through clinical practice.
- Assume leadership roles in the delivery of optimal healthcare.
- Appraise evidence to improve nursing practice and healthcare outcomes
- Scientific Underpinnings for Practice
- Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Improvement and Systems Thinking
- Clinical Scholarship and Analytical Methods for Evidence-Based Practice
- Information systems/Technology and Patient Care Technology for the Improvement and Transformation of Health Care
- Health Care Policy for Advocacy in Health Care
- Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient and Population Health Outcomes
- Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving the Nation’s Health
- Advanced Nursing Practice
-From the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Evaluate knowledge of self, uniqueness of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations in their environment.
- Appraise the impact of the environment on the health of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.
- Apply an advanced body of knowledge and skills in nursing practice to diverse individuals across the lifespan in a variety of settings to promote health.
- Appraise the influence of the wellness, illness, disease, and dysfunction components of health upon individuals, families, groups and communities.
- Evaluate evidence that may be applied in nursing practice to promote high quality safe and effective care.
- Integrate the art of caring in the advanced practice nursing scholar role.
- Practice as an advanced practice nurse to promote the well-being of individuals, families, groups, and communities in a variety of settings.
- Determine leadership skills within nursing and interprofessional teams to initiate transformative changes in complex clinical practice and health care delivery systems to improve health care.