Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • Doctor of Nursing Practitioners Graduates
    Graduates of Carlow University's Doctor of Nursing Practice program

    The College of Health and Wellness at Carlow University offers the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. The DNP curriculum focuses on providing a leadership role in evidence-based advanced practice.

    Students gain competencies in translating research into practice, evaluating current evidence, and applying research findings in decision making. The emphasis is on leading the implementation of transformational change in their area of practice. Completion of the program prepares graduates to practice in a variety of advanced practice leadership roles.


    Classes are hybrid in format, combining a low residency requirement (average of two Saturdays per term on the Oakland campus) with extensive online facilitation.

    Students may complete the 30-credit program in a twenty month period, taking 2-3 classes per term. Six of the credits are comprised of elective credits, allowing students to determine a personal focus of interest from a variety of graduate level offerings.

    April 1 – Preferred Application Deadline; Students will receive priority consideration for Graduate Assistant positions

  • Major:

    Nursing Practice


    Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Main Oakland Campus
    Nursing Practice/DNP
    Course Requirements:30.00 credits