According to Purdue University:
|“Purdue Global’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is designed to prepare advanced practice nurses to thrive in today’s rapidly changing health care environment. With the shrinking number of primary care providers, the nursing shortage, and the increasing complexity of patient care, the field of nursing needs clinical experts and leaders with the highest level of scientific knowledge and expertise. Busy advanced nurses can complete the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program online, allowing them to earn a valuable health care credential while continuing to work. A doctorate in nursing degree could open the door to new opportunities for clinical and leadership positions in a variety of roles.”
At this time, residents of the following states may not enroll in the Doctor of Nursing Practice: Arkansas, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, West Virginia.
|Total credit hours||48-60 credit hours|
|Tuition per credit||Tuition and fees|
|Accreditation||The DNP program at Purdue University Global is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)|
|Admission requirements||According to Purdue University, to be eligible for admission to the DNP program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements: