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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Connect your knowledge of clinical practice to skills for leading the business and management of healthcare.

DNP Student

Begin your journey as a nurse leader in a program that offers the prestige and flexibility your career demands. Develop sophisticated skills in highly desired areas of leadership and become prepared to serve in a variety of high-level positions, with a schedule that fits your life.

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CCNE Accredited

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, the master's degree program in nursing, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Waynesburg University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20001, 202-887-6791.

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Program Quick Facts


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Estimated program length

3 (12 credits per year) to 4 years (9 credits per year)
Credit hours 36
Course length A mix of 8-week and 16-week courses
Delivery methods

Year-round course offerings with scheduled breaks throughout the year.

Cost per credit


Employees of our Education Partners can receive a tuition discount. View a list of our Partners here.

Admission Requirements View the Admission Requirements Here
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Academic Catalog

Need to find a course description or review your degree requirements? View the current online catalog at the link below.

Program Features


- Learn relevant theories and practice with immediate implementation within your organization
- 36-credit degree completed within three or four years
- Year-round course offerings with scheduled breaks throughout the year


-Flexible course scheduling for the student who is balancing personal, professional and educational responsibilities
-A face-to-face learning environment that is complemented by an online component easily accessed at your convenience


-Career advisement to meet your short and long-term professional goals
-Free academic supportive services in writing

Nursing Mission, Goals, Objectives and Learning Outcomes

Our Student Projects and Publications

Through the DNP program, students are improving healthcare through their capstone projects and publications.

Nursing News and Events

Next Steps

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