|Program Name||Doctor of Nursing Practice|
|College Name||Bouvé College of Health Sciences|
|Entry Terms||Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Semester|
|Credits Required for Graduation||33 Semester Hours|
|Application||Apply | View Admissions Requirements|
|Download Program Overview||Doctor of Nursing Practice (PDF)|
|Visit Bouvé College of Health Sciences webpage|
New scientific knowledge, ongoing concerns about the quality and outcomes of patient care, and the rapidly evolving role of nursing in an increasingly complex healthcare system have driven the development of a new practice-oriented doctoral degree—Doctor of Nursing Practice—designed to prepare advanced practice nurses for significantly expanded clinical and leadership roles.
The Northeastern University doctoral program focuses on advanced coursework in leadership, research translation, population health, informatics, and health policy. Your study culminates in a scholarly Capstone project that demonstrates mastery of expert practice and is a significant, evidence-based contribution to existing nursing knowledge.
The terminal objectives of the post-master’s DNP are in keeping with a belief in practice oriented and community-based education to prepare students for leadership and professional competence and the collaborative goal of the School of Nursing and Bouvé College of Health Sciences to provide innovative, high quality curriculums.
Upon completion of the DNP program students will be able to: