National studies, professional organizations and accrediting bodies have emphasized the need for advanced practice nurses to be doctorally prepared and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is recognized as the terminal degree for advanced practice nurses. Advanced practice nursing is the provision of expert nursing care that influences healthcare outcomes for individuals or populations.This expert nursing care includes the provision of direct care management and indirect care such as nursing administration, executive leadership, systems organization, informatics and population health.
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares diverse healthcare professionals who are collaborative providers and leaders in the delivery of high quality, accessible, culturally-competent and compassionate care.
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AUM’s DNP program builds on the Master of Science in Nursing, allowing nurses to integrate specialized knowledge, theories, and research from nursing science and related disciplines into the practice of nursing. Graduates are prepared to contribute to healthcare systems and academic centers as advanced practice registered nurses, nurse leaders, and nurse educators.
The DNP is a six-semester online program. Practicum experiences and projects will be tailored to the student’s individual area of interest such as advanced practice, nursing leadership or nursing education.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice plan of study includes 38-42 credit hours and 510 clinical hours. For more information and admission requirements, please review the 2019 DNP Handbook or contact the Academic Advisor and Recruiting Manager at email@example.com.
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The Auburn University at Montgomery School of Nursing offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice builds on the Master of Science in Nursing allowing nurses to integrate specialized knowledge, theories, and research from nursing science and related disciplines into the practice of nursing.
The goal of this program is to prepare highly educated nurse leaders, clinicians, and educators and increase access to high quality care for the citizens of Alabama and the nation.
Graduates from AUM’s post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program are prepared to contribute to health care systems and academic centers as advanced practice registered nurses, nurse leaders, and nurse educators.
Practicum experiences and projects will be tailored to the student’s individual area of interest such as advanced practice, nursing leadership, or nursing education.
The candidate must complete the Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) Graduate Studies online application first. Application link is: Graduate Application After completing the AUM Graduate Studies admission application, the School of Nursing is notified of the candidate’s application. The School of Nursing graduate program will contact the candidate to complete the application process.
Applications to the Auburn University at Montgomery DNP Program are invited from October through mid April for Summer Admission.
Application availability and deadline
Applications will be accepted for admission beginning August 1, 2020. Apply Now Graduate application
Classes begin Summer 2021.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Plan of Study
The DNP Program is a five semester online program.
Doctor of Nursing Practice Plan of Study
2019 DNP Handbook
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