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Gonzaga University – Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)2019-02-21T18:59:58+00:00

Gonzaga University – Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Program Overview

From Gonzaga University:

“Gonzaga’s mission is to deliver clinical leaders who practice and live as people for others. With commitment to hard work, you will graduate with a quality education and a well-respected degree. Emerge practice-ready, rigorously trained, and as a leader poised to influence positive change. Be ready to serve and change the healthcare industry for the better. All Nurse Practitioner faculty actively work in health care and provide students access to current health care policy issues, evolving trends, and real-world challenges facing the industry.”

At a Glance

URL https://online.gonzaga.edu/online-doctor-nursing-practice

Total credit hours

31

Tuition per credit                 

Tuition and fees

Accreditation

The DNP program is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education

Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive                 

  • Students must complete 1,000 practicum hours (including hours earned during their Master’s degree).
  • This program requires one on-campus immersion in Spokane, Washington, which is a 2-3 day orientation to the program.

Full-time/part-time/accelerated                 

Full-time, part-time

Time to complete                 

Six (6) semesters (full-time)

Admission requirements

According to Gonzaga University, to be eligible for admission to the DNP program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • A master’s degree in nursing.
  • A cumulative GPA from master’s-level courses of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. If GPA falls below a 3.3 please include an explanation of GPA statement.
  • Documentation of an Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) course on an official transcript. If applicant has not had an EBP course, applicant can still be fully admitted, but will be required to complete an EBP course prior to starting DNP work.
  • Must have taken a 3-semester credit graduate-level inferential statistics or biostatistics course within the last 5 years with an earned grade of b or better. If applicant has not had a statistics course, or it does not fall within the time constraints, applicant can still be fully admitted, but will be required to complete a statistics course prior to starting DNP course work.