Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a practice-focused doctorate designed to prepare experts in advanced nursing practice. Our DNP emphasizes key nursing practice competencies and innovation, with several options for different fields of study in clinical practice, policy and leadership.

3 Great Reasons to Choose GW Nursing

Online Learning
These specialties are delivered in a hybrid format with online courses and some on-campus experiences for testing and training.
Flexible Format
Some specialties require you to complete a set number of clinical hours to complete the curriculum.
Exceptional Faculty
Our faculty members are nationally recognized leaders in nursing who actively engage and inspire students to improve global health care for all.

Post-bachelor's DNP Options

We offer three post-bachelor’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program options that allow you to continue your education while taking on an expanded role in clinical practice, policy or leadership.

Post-master's DNP Options

Our post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program options focus on preparing experts in advanced nursing practice, with opportunities in clinical practice, policy and leadership. 

Who Should Apply

Nursing professionals holding a bachelor’s or master’s degree who wish to become nurse leaders at the highest level of nursing practice by improving patient outcomes and translating research into practice.

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