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.
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.
Coursework & Requirements
View the Academic Catalog to further explore the curriculum.
Program Quick Facts
|Next start date||January 15, 2024|
Estimated program length
|3 (12 credits per year) to 4 years (9 credits per year)|
|Course length||A mix of 8-week and 16-week courses|
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.
- 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
DNP Student Learning Outcomes
Our Student Projects and Publications
Through the DNP program, students are improving healthcare through their capstone projects and publications.
Student Success Highlights
Carol Adams’ article on implementation of Project Re-engineering Discharge (RED) in a rural community hospital was published in the Quality Management in Healthcare journal in 2014.
Carol Adams, DNPRead more
Michele Lozito was recently notified by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) that her DNP capstone project was selected to be translated for the Chinese edition of AORN.
Michele Lozito DNP, RNRead More
Huff’s work on implementing a vital sign alert system into the electronic medical record at her hospital resulted in improved patient outcomes, including a 21% increase in identification of sepsis.
Shelly Huff DNP, RNRead More
Tue, Sep 26
Waynesburg U. DNP grad named Chief Nurse Officer for NIH Clinical CenterLearn more
Fri, Jul 14
Graduate Counseling Program receives Staunton Farm Foundation Capacity Building Grant
Fri, Jun 30
Dr. Eve Weaver obtains Healthcare Simulation Educator certification
Wed, May 17
MSAT student receives prestigious NATA Scholarship