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Accredited Online Doctor of Nursing Practice at University of Colorado Denver- CU Online - Denver, CO


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.

Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) summary

Upon graduating, you'll be ready for:

  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Clinician-Scholar
  • Developer/Evaluator of Healthcare Programs
  • Healthcare Entrepreneur
  • Care Manager

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program Requirements

If you have an MS degree in nursing with an advanced practice specialty you can complete the DNP with a total of 41 credits in two to three years. To be awarded the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, you are required to successfully complete the following requirements:

  • The specific program plan for the online DNP coursework (currently 41 credits).
  • A DNP capstone clinical evaluation project which focuses on advanced practice nursing and applied health outcomes evaluation.


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