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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) (Post-BS Option)
|Tuition||Credits for graduation||Time to Complete|
|76-79 semester hours||4 years full-time
The complexity of healthcare delivery, as well as an emphasis on patient outcomes, and a shortage of qualified nurses have created a demand for advanced practice nurses trained at the doctoral level. If you hold a bachelor's degree in nursing and are ready to take your career to the next level, the Regis Doctor of Nursing Practice-Post BS Option will prepare you for the highest level of nurse practitioner practice.
Goals of this program include preparing you to evaluate the theoretical bases for nursing, synthesizing evidence from research and theory to enhance delivery of quality health care, and generating knowledge through research and/or evidence based practice to advance the nursing profession.
Five nurse practitioner population foci, including Adult/Geriatrics, Family, Pediatrics, Psychiatric Mental Health and Woman's Health allow you to choose your area of concentration.
- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Across Diverse Populations
- Advanced Pathophysiology
- Nursing Leadership
Clinical practicum hours are completed with community preceptors in a variety of settings and a scholarly project completed over four semesters will allow you to explore in-depth critical issues in healthcare and share your work with the medical community.
Candidates for this program are baccalaureate-prepared nurses who wish to pursue advanced practice careers
- Personal statement; Resume; two letters of recommendation
- A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 is required
- Interview with the Program Director