Doctor of Nursing Practice

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Let Salve Regina University's fully online DNP program lead the way.

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Our DNP program is designed for those who have graduated from an accredited program (with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0) and hold an M.S. in nursing.
Financial aid is available.
By completing the online DNP program, you are well prepared for a leadership role that expands your influence on the health and wellness of others and the communities in which they live.
Our program offers the flexibility to earn your DNP on your time, in your home, using a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning.
With a holistic approach to education and evidence-based learning, you will acquire the in-depth knowledge and skills you need to serve your community as an advanced practice nurse.
DNP Program

Flexible and Affordable.
All that's missing is you.

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Pricing
$20,500

Pricing

$20,500 for nurses from partner institutions. $22,500 for nurses from non-partner institutions.

Flexibility

Complete the program in as few as 20 months with two start dates per year.

Benefits

Preferred tuition rate for nurses at partner institutions extends to spouses and family members as well as members of the military.

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Connect with Your Future.

You will earn your DNP by completing 30 credits, including 15 credits dedicated to your DNP program project. All courses must be taken at Salve Regina University to obtain your advanced degree. To apply, you must have a master's degree in nursing, hold an RN license (or eligibility for RN licensure in Rhode Island) or an APRN license and certification and you must have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher at your prior institution(s). All qualified students are eligible for admission regardless of race, color, age, gender, disability, religion or national origin.

Comparison

See the Difference

Salve Regina University

$20,500
$683.33 / nursing credit hour

Simmons College

$42,300
$1,410 / nursing credit hour

Regis College

$29,760
$960 / nursing credit hour

Coursework

Nursing Curriculum

Salve Regina University welcomes you! Our online DNP program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the New England Commission on Higher Education, and builds on your M.S. in nursing. You will gain the education, evidence-based practice and systems thinking you need to become a leader and an authoritative advocate in your field.

Working toward your DNP highlights your leadership skills and empowers you to encourage others to embrace healthy living and social justice. Upon graduation, you will join other nursing professionals who have the influence to champion the well-being of individuals, families and communities. Ready to use your commitment to others to make an impact? Focus on your future and apply to Salve Regina University's fully online DNP today.

Required courses

nur615

Ethical Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing

nur620

Epidemiology

nur625

Organizational and Systems Leadership in Healthcare

nur633

Business and Legal Aspects of Advanced Practice Nursing

nur645

Research Methods

nur650

DNP Project: Development

nur655

DNP Project: Implementation

nur660

DNP Project: Evaluation

Educational Excellence. Progressive Approach.

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, Salve Regina University is a Catholic institution known for excellence in learning and fueling the imagination of students to bring forward progressive ideas that marry intellect and spiritual growth.

Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we enroll nearly 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our programs are designed to support a world that is harmonious, just and merciful by integrating student experience and personal values with competency in theory and in practice.

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To apply to Salve Regina University's online DNP program, prospective students must complete the application online at admissions.salve.edu/apply.

Applicants must also provide official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions and show verification of their RN license.

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