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||August 24, 2020|
Estimated program length
|3 (12 credits per year) to 4 years (9 credits per year)|
|Course length||16 weeks|
Classes meet one weekend every other month.
Year-round course offerings with scheduled breaks throughout the year.
|Cost per credit||$815|
- 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
-Classes meet one weekend every other month
-Career advisement to meet your short and long-term professional goals
- Free academic supportive services in writing
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, Jun 23
University receives national funding for graduate nursing studentsLearn more
Thu, Jan 2
Master of Arts in Criminal Investigation Program ranks No. 1
Tue, Nov 26
Virtual Summit to be hosted by psychology professionals
Mon, Nov 4
Second annual drug and alcohol prevention summit held at Waynesburg