The CU Denver Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) online program prepares nurses for the highest level of professional practice. As a CU graduate, you'll be prepared with knowledge and leadership skills needed to improve health and health care by linking clinical practice to theory and evidence.
What Makes This DNP Program Unique
In the Fall of 2005, CU Denver's College of Nursing became the first school in the Rocky Mountain
region to initiate the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.
DNP program has approval from the Board of Regents and the Colorado
Commission on Higher Education (CCHE), and is accredited by CCNE.
This DNP expects that the individual already holds an MS in Nursing in an advanced practice area.
Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Summary
Upon graduating, you'll be ready for:
- Clinical Nurse Educator
- Developer/Evaluator of Healthcare Programs
- Healthcare Entrepreneur
- Care Manager
About the online Doctor of Nursing Practice
This DNP program is a competency-based curriculum with courses
available in a distance accessible format including online and in-class
intensives to help maintain your current schedule.
Permanent residence within one of the following 14 Western Interstate
Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Western Regional Graduate
Program (WRGP) allows you to be eligible for in-state tuition through
Participating states include: AK,AZ, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY.