Doctor of Nursing Practice

Our practice doctorate at our nursing program in PA prepares nurse experts to be leaders in health care delivery.

Quick facts:

  • Credits:  37
  • Program Length:  Six consecutive semesters
  • Clinical Hour Requirement:  336 hours
  • Executive Format:  Two courses per semester:
    • One intensive week-long class and
    • One weekday class, meeting five or six times per semester

Student Handbook:  2014-2015 Graduate Programs in Nursing Handbook

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program of Study

DNP Brochure

Congratulations Brenda Artz, MSN, DNP Class of 2014 Clinical Scholar Award Winner‌

Why a DNP Degree?

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing explains the DNP role:



Meet the Program Director

Kimberly Fenstermacher, PhD, CRNP

Director, Graduate Programs in Nursing

Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program