Nursing Practice DNP
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program prepares nurses at the highest academic level for advanced practice and leadership roles in approximately seven semesters of part-time study.
Our DNP curricula has been recently revised to reflect the latest developments in competency development for advanced-level nursing education.
- 2.8 GPA (inclusive of all graduate-level college transcripts)
- Graduation from an accredited Master’s level nursing program in direct (e.g., Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwifery, Nurse Education) or indirect (e.g., Nurse Leadership) patient care.
- Registered Nurse (RN) licensure
- English-language proficiency (https://www.fdu.edu/admissions/international/english-proficiency/)
- Substantive healthcare experience
- Letter of recommendation
- Personal statement
The total program is 37 credits, and was revised December 7, 2022. NURS 8016 is a 1-credit course. The other twelve courses are 3-credit courses.
- NURS 8001 Biostatistics and Epidemiology
- NURS 8002 Healthcare Delivery Systems and Public Policy
- NURS 8004 Translational Research
- NURS 8007 Scientific Underpinnings for DNP Practice
- NURS 8008 Information Systems for Healthcare
- NURS 8009 Health Promotion & Population Health
- NURS 8010 Health Quality Assessment & Outcomes
- NURS 8011 Leadership & Organizational Analysis
- NURS 8012 Finance, Economics & Entrepreneurship
- NURS 8013 EBP Project 1: Proposal Development
- NURS 8014 EBP Project 2: Implementation
- NURS 8015 EBP Project 3: Evaluation & Dissemination
- NURS 8016 Role Development
For more information
Dr. Mary Molloy
Director, Advanced Level Nursing Programs
201-692-2881 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org