Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Programs
Take your nursing career to the next level with Penn State’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree offered online through Penn State World Campus. The online DNP program is a professional, practice-focused doctoral program that can prepare you for the highest level of nursing practice.
Penn State’s DNP degree program includes the following options:
- BSN to DNP entry pathway
- MSN to DNP entry pathway
DNP–Nurse Practitioner (currently only available in Pennsylvania)
- Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner
- Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
The Penn State DNP program provided me with knowledge and skills to offer superior care to my patients and lead change within my organization.
Penn State's Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The bachelor's, master's and DNP programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 202-887-6791.
The DNP–Nurse Practitioner program requires you to be licensed to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania, or to be licensed prior to being admitted into the program.