Doctor of Nursing Practice Overview
Purdue Global's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is designed to prepare nurses to practice in clinical and leadership roles with a focus on improving patient and health care system outcomes.
- Analyze data and scientific research to improve nursing practice.
- Provide organizational and system leadership to continuously improve quality of health care and foster interprofessional collaboration.
- Evaluate ethical, legal, and social factors in shaping and developing health policies.
The online DNP program culminates in the successful completion of a practice-focused project that is completed over the course of several terms. This project demonstrates your ability to synthesize scientific knowledge, develop new systems, and produce real-world outcomes in your practice settings. The scholarly project is completed under the guidance of a DNP Faculty Mentor.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.
Note: At this time, residents of the following states and territories may not enroll in this program: Hawaii, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and West Virginia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands. In addition, international students are not eligible to enroll in this program.