Georgia Regents University

School of Graduate Studies

Doctor of Nursing Practice (MSN to DNP)

Address:

1120 15th Street

Augusta, GA 30912

United States

Phone:

1-706-721-3278

Fax:

1-706-721-6829

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Nursing Practice (MSN to DNP)

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Georgia Regents University, College of Nursing was the first in the state to offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. This innovative degree option educates advanced nurse clinicians for expert practice in leadership and clinical roles. The DNP (no concentration) track is offered for nurses with a Master in Nursing who have a national advanced practice certification as a nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, nurse midwife, clinical nurse specialist, or nurse executive [i.e., Nurse Executive-Advanced (NEA-BC) or Executive Nursing Practice (CENP)].

This doctoral-level education provides nurses the clinical and management expertise to improve health care outcomes, making them expert collaborators in solving health care problems in systems.
 
Concentrations:
• Doctor of Nursing Practice with a Concentration in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Post- BSN)
• Doctor of Nursing Practice with a Concentration in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Post- MSN)
• Doctor of Nursing Practitioner with a Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (Post- BSN)
• Doctor of Nursing Practitioner with a Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (Post- BSN)
• Doctor of Nursing with a Concentration in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Post- BSN)
• Doctor of Nursing with a Concentration in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Post- MSN)

Financial aid is available. Graduate students use the standard application process for federal aid, scholarships, and the HOPE Scholarship Programs (if applicable). As a graduate student, you may qualify for scholarships, loans, and employment.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Master’ Degree in Nursing from an accredited program and accredited colleges or universities. Completion of a pre-licensure program with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree may fulfil the minimum degree requirement, which will be determined on a case by case basis.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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