Governors State University

Doctoral Degree Programs

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


1 University Parkway

University Park, IL 60484

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Admission to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is competitive; only a limited number of applicants will be admitted to the program. The doctor in nursing practice (DNP) provides a professional practice doctorate in nursing that is designed for applicants to matriculate at two entry points: post baccalaureate or post master’s degree with a major in nursing. The degree prepares the graduate for a career with a focus on one of the following advanced professional practice specialties: direct practice community behavior leadership/administration practitioner/educator The sequence of courses provides the DNP graduate with the skills to assume leadership in meeting the healthcare needs of clients in a variety of settings; the program has an emphasis on the care of vulnerable populations.



Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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