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Duke University – Online Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program2018-09-25T18:13:39+00:00

Duke University – Online Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Program Overview

According to the Duke University School of Nursing:

“Our women’s health nurse practitioner (WHNP) major combines broad foundational knowledge with specialty knowledge essential for the unique health needs of women. This distance-based program utilizes an online learning platform supplemented with on-campus intensive two-day interprofessional team-based learning experiences once each semester. Upon completion of the program, you will have demonstrated the necessary skills to provide primary and specialty health care to women as part of an interprofessional team.”

At a Glance

URL https://nursing.duke.edu/academic-programs/msn/womens-health-nurse-practitioner
Total credit hours 45 credit hours
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive
  • 672 clinical hours
  • On-campus intensive inter-professional group learning experiences each semester
Accreditation The WHNP program at Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Admission requirements According to Duke University School of Nursing, to be eligible for admission to the WHNP program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • All post-secondary transcripts from every school where college credit was earned, not just degree-granting institutions.
  • three (3) professional recommendations that attest to the applicant’s academic ability, professional competency and personal character must be submitted electronically by each recommender during the application process.
  • Three comprehensive essays are required and must be uploaded into the supplemental section after application is submitted. Each statement has a maximum of one page, double spaced, 11-12 font size. You must include the question number and question as the header.
  • The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for all applicants who have a cumulative undergraduate GPA below 3.4. The GRE is waived if you have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher or if you have earned a master’s or higher-level degree from an accredited institution. GRE scores should be sent directly to the Duke University Graduate School. The GRE school code is R5156. Official GRE scores must arrive before the application deadline date. Scores can take up to 24 days to arrive to the school.