Northern Arizona University
College of Health and Human Sciences
PO Box 4084
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is designed for nurses holding a master’s degree (MS) and a national certification in an APRN specialty to obtain a terminal degree in nursing. The DNP builds on master’s education to provide expanded unique knowledge and expertise. These graduates will have a broader capability to provide high quality health care in a complex and increasingly strapped health care system. The DNP is a clinical doctorate with emphasis on expert clinical practice. The summative outcome is a scholarly project that demonstrates the integration and translation of research evidence to enhance clinical practice.
Accreditation:NAU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
International Student Requirements:Please see our website for international applicant requirements.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: 71 - 76
In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999