Doctor of Nursing Practice

In the changing field of healthcare, there is a real need for excellence in leadership—to push for positive change and work for good. You’ve reached the summit with Concordia’s Doctor of Nursing Practice. You ARE the change.

Nursing

The pinnacle of life-long healing

We know what you’re thinking: Dr. Nurse has an oddly satisfying ring to it. But all kidding aside, this program is reserved for those who feel called to the highest level of nursing practice. And it means you will undoubtedly be a leader among your peers.

Program Overview

Healthcare is always evolving. And there is a real need for talented people like you to drive that change. The Doctor of Nursing Practice Program prepares students at the highest level of practice to analyze current evidence and integrate systems thinking as a foundation for organizational change management and quality improvement initiatives to improve practice, education, and patient care in various settings.

Program Highlights:
  • Post-master’s program for certified advanced practice nurses or advanced administrators.
  • Cohort model is inclusive and supportive. 
  • Accelerated classes in a flexible online format make this a manageable program for working professionals. 
  • GRE is not required for admission. 
  • Courses are built on a Christian foundation.
To accommodate the schedules of working professionals, our DNP program is centered on an inclusive and supportive cohort class strategy. The Program can be completed in two years.. Courses integrate elements to meet the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice. Students complete residency hours in areas of their choice to develop and hone leadership and practice skills.
What to Expect

By the time you complete this program, you’ll have the capacity to model scholarship, professionalism, and excellence in advanced nursing roles, while ensuring the use of advanced clinical judgment, systems thinking, and accountability to provide evidence-based care in the area of specialization or in systems leadership.

Locations

In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has nine center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work.

  • Online

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