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

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​​Doctor of Nursing Practice  

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. 

This DNP program has approval from the Board of Regents and the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE), and is accredited by CCNE.



 

 

Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Summary


Upon graduating, you'll be ready for:

  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Clinician-Scholar
  • 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 WICHE/WRGP.

Participating states include: AK,AZ, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY. 

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