Kent State University

College of Nursing

Advanced Practice Nursing


School of Visual Communication Design

Henderson Hall Box 5190

Kent, OH 44242

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree prepares advanced practice nurses (APRN) to become clinical scholars. Students will develop leadership skills to effect health outcomes for individuals and populations by translating scientific evidence into clinical interventions, managing healthcare systems, and collaborating with other health care providers.


Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Develop systems and strategies to promote health and fiscal outcomes across the healthcare continuum.
  2. Provide expert, advanced nursing care to select populations within a variety of settings based on evidence, ethics, theory, professional standards and models of care.
  3. Provide leadership and interdisciplinary consultation and collaboration to plan,implement and evaluate programs of care delivery to improve health outcomes.
  4. Synthesize and translate evidence for implementation and dissemination to improve healthcare outcomes.


The College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education


Accreditation by: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

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