Our online Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is designed to meet the growing demand for the highest level of healthcare leadership and innovation. We prepare students for leadership by developing their skills and evidenced-based clinical and management competencies to transform healthcare delivery. Our DNP graduates lead interdisciplinary teams to build innovative quality and safety standards across the healthcare system.
Why get a Doctor of Nursing Practice?
Our nation’s complex healthcare environment has created a great demand for innovative nurse leaders with specialized knowledge and advanced nursing practice expertise.The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a doctoral degree that prepares nurses for the highest level of nursing practice. DNP preparation includes enhanced leadership, evidenced-based clinical and management knowledge and skills, and development of advanced competencies for transforming healthcare delivery and practice for quality and safety.
Why choose UNH's Doctor of Nursing Practice program?
This online DNP is designed for nurses with a master’s degree who wish to advance their skills. Graduates are positioned to assume leadership roles in healthcare innovation. UNH faculty are leaders in their field and committed to your success. A dedicated faculty advisor will help you balance the workload and manage your academic schedule. With small class sizes, our asynchronous program gives you the flexibility to complete coursework on your own schedule, a great option for working professionals. We offer several opportunities for on-campus visits during the program, including the doctoral symposium and graduation. Begin in January or August, and complete the coursework in 18-28 months.
- Advanced nurse practitioner
- Chief executive officer
- Chief nursing officer
- Clinical nurse manager
- Clinical nursing faculty
- Director of nursing
- Director of outpatient services
- Director of quality &safety
- Healthcare innovation officer