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Nursing Practice, DNP

Nursing Practice, DNP

Program Overview

Keiser University’s College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree offers master’s-prepared registered nurses a comprehensive program of education aimed at helping nursing professionals meet the unique needs of the communities they serve through the highest standards of care and leadership. With an advanced curriculum and real-world application of knowledge and evidence-based research, nurses enrolled in Keiser University’s DNP program will develop skills aimed at improving patient outcomes through improvements in quality, safety and interdisciplinary collaboration. This program aims to fulfill the recommendations of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) guidelines as prescribed in The Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice (October, 2006) and The Doctor of Nursing Practice: Current Issues and Clarifying Recommendations (August, 2015).

Nursing Practice, DNP

Program Objectives

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program will prepare the graduate to:

  • Prepare graduate students to obtain the necessary competencies to work in the areas of advanced practice nursing as a nurse leader.
  • Prepare and graduate students with versatile skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, and ethical reasoning to embrace opportunities and work through challenges in a global health care environment.

Students in the DNP program attend one 2-day doctoral residency. This is an excellent opportunity for DNP students to meet with their faculty and attend educational sessions that will help them with completing their DNP project. Students will also have the opportunity to interact with other students enrolled in doctoral programs at the Keiser University College of Nursing.

Nursing Practice, DNP

Online Flexibility

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is offered online. In addition to the continued student-support focus infused into every program, graduate students benefit from the flexibility and convenience of pursuing their degree on a schedule that fits their busy lives.

Contact Keiser University’s College of Nursing today to learn more about our Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

Degree Levels Available: Doctor of Nursing Practice
*Programs and delivery format vary by location.
  • Keiser University MS in Nursing Graduate

    “The Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Keiser University is an excellent program managed by a group of dynamic and dedicated professional educators. During my time at Keiser University, there was never a moment when I felt alone or lost. The support and guidance of my instructors were instrumental in accomplishing my professional goals and certification.”

    – Jane K., RN, MSN, FNP-BC, NP-C Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) Graduate


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