University of Colorado At Colorado Springs

Beth El College of Nursing and Health Science

Nursing Practice



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Nursing Practice

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) represents the highest level of preparation in nursing practice based on nursing science and prepares leaders for nursing practice. This program builds upon the base of a Master’s Degree in Nursing Preparation in Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Clinical Nurse Specialty (CNS) programs and excellence of practice based on validations by standard sets of competencies in national certification processes and specialty credentials. The Beth-El College at UCCS program is based upon The Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice from the American Association of College of Nursing (AACN, 2006) and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF, 2006) Practice Doctorate Nurse Practitioner Entry-Level Competencies.


Accredited by: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Colorado Commission of Higher Education (CCHE), and Colorado State Board of Nursing

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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