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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Earn a DNP Degree at Valpo College of Nursing and Health Professions

The practice doctorate is designed for nurses seeking a terminal degree in nursing practice. The DNP curriculum at Valpo’s College of Nursing and Health Professions builds on the baccalaureate program by providing clinical preparation as an advance practice nurse, education in evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and systems thinking among other key areas..

Where a Doctorate in Nursing Can Take You?

DNP graduates will likely seek practice leadership roles such as advanced practice nurses, managers of quality initiatives, executives in health care organizations, directors of clinical programs, and faculty responsible for clinical program delivery and clinical teaching.

Our DNP program faculty promise rigorous instruction with plenty of support along the way. This graduate nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC. 20001, 202.887.6791.

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Alesha McClanahan – Student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

“The College of Nursing and Health Professions has taught me so much – from physical skills and critical thinking to my assessment skills. The faculty has been so supportive to me.”