Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice: Clinical Nurse Specialist Specialization


525 N. Wolfe Street

Baltimore, MD 21205

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Nursing Practice: Clinical Nurse Specialist Specialization

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Doctor of Nursing Practice – Clinical Nurse Specialist program delivers an advanced, evidence-based education with a focus on improving patient care and outcomes. Students build expert competencies in clinical theory and nursing practice to improve the delivery of population-based care, manage resources while controlling costs, and educate others. Three CNS tracks are offered in Adult Gerontological Health, Adult Gerontological Critical Care, and Pediatric Critical Care.

Graduates who earn an online clinical nurse specialist doctoral degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing:

  • •    BECOME educators, administrators, case and outcomes managers, consultants, private practice leaders, and expert clinical nurses.
    •    LEAD and collaborate interdisciplinary healthcare teams including pharmacists, physical therapists, social workers, nurses, and doctors.
    •    GUIDE and support patients and their families while navigating the complex healthcare delivery system.


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