Nursing: Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP ApplyInquire

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program prepares graduates to perform at the highest level of advanced nursing practice. The foundation for practice expertise with a population health focus will enable the graduate to plan and lead evidenced-based interventions, quality improvement strategies and health policy changes that address patient safety, promote patient-centered care, and reduce health disparities among diverse groups.

NOTE: The School of Nursing has suspended admissions to four master’s degree programs, Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Nursing of Children, CNS Adult/Gerontology, Health Services Administration (HSAD), and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) and their corresponding post-master’s certificate programs. The MSN NP programs are no longer accepting applicants as of July 1, 2016. The final cohort of MSN NP’s (Psychiatric Mental Health, Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Nurse practitioner) and post-master’s certificate applicants will begin classes in the fall of 2016.
The School of Nursing is fully committed to students recently admitted and/or currently attending graduate programs and will ensure that they are able to complete their program.

Program Concentrations:

  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP Program
  • Post-Master’s DNP Program

UD Tuition:

The University of Delaware published graduate student tuition base rate for graduate credit in 2016-17 is $1,720 per credit hour. UD Deans may offer adjustments to students in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.

DE Resident: $995;   US Student: $995
International: $995



Application Deadline:

April-17 Final deadline to apply

The New DNP Program is accepting applications for the Fall 2016 semester. Admissions will occur pending approval from Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


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