University of Pittsburgh

School of Nursing

Post-Masters Doctorate of Nursing Practice


University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-Masters Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Format: Online

Program Description:

This practice-focused doctoral program will prepare nursing leaders for the highest level of clinical nursing practice beyond the initial preparation in the discipline. Throughout the program students will develop the clinical, organizational, economic, and leadership skills to design and implement programs of care delivery which significantly impact health care outcomes and have the potential to transform health care delivery. Graduates with this terminal practice degree will be prepared for roles in direct care or indirect, systems-focused care. There are 10 specialty areas of concentration from which students can choose:

Nursing administration/leadership, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric Mental Health, Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Practitioner, Acute care, Adult, Family, Neonatal, Pediatric, Psychiatric/Primary care










Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: To determine eligiblity for federal student aid, students should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal School Code: 00337900

Locale: Large City

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