Shenandoah University

Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Address:

Admissions Office

1460 University Drive

Winchester, VA 22601

United States

Phone:

1-540-678-4374

Fax:

1-540-665-5519

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Doctor of Nursing Practice track prepares nurses with the necessary skills and knowledge to assume the role of primary health care provider in a variety of settings. SU Nursing offers a BSN-to-DNP track and a Post-Master’s DNP. BSN-to-DNP graduates will be prepared to practice as an FNP or PMHNP, and will be eligible to sit for the FNP or PMHNP certification exam. The BSN-to-DNP degree requirement is 78 semester hours for FNP and PMHNP, with a required grade point average of 3.0 or better. Students may earn no more than of 2 Cs in core courses. The clinical practicum requirement for this track is approximately 1000 clock hours. The Post-master’s student may complete the program in 20 months part-time. DNP programs are currently offered with the following concentrations: Family Nurse Pracitioner, Nurse-Midwifery and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Here are a few other key points about the program: -Cohorts are established in August. -The application deadline for priority consideration is May 1. -All classroom courses are on Wednesday and Thursday. -Clinical placement is arranged by faculty and will be scheduled at the convenience of the facility hosting the student.

Accreditation:

The Division of Nursing offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree programs which are fully accredited by: Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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