Students will experience customized learning during online asynchronous courses. Portfolio development and DNP projects will enhance personal and professional nursing expertise. This expert level of practice builds on past advanced practice education, experience, and certification. The DNP final project provides the basis for developing competence in the translation of evidence into practice and better healthcare.
Marshall University offers a post-MSN option that is 36 credit hours. The program can be completed in 2 years (full-time) or 3 years (part-time). Applicants to the program must be graduates from a nationally accredited Master of Science in Nursing program and hold advanced practice certification as a Nurse Practitioner who wishes to obtain the DNP without seeking a new practice specialty. Completion of a scholarly quality improvement project is required for program completion.