Augusta University offers the state of Georgia's FIRST Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. The program was established in 2005, at that time it was the only program offered in the nation. The DNP now expands to include seven degree tracks for post-BSN and post-MSN study.
For professionals who have master's degrees in nursing and are currently certified as advanced practice nurses, i.e. nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists or nurse anesthetists or are certified as nurse executives.
For registered nurses who desire to become a nurse practitioner (NP).
All required application materials and documents must be received in order for an application to be considered complete and before an admission decision can be made. Supporting materials will continued to be processed after the program deadline. The application deadlines may be extended on a space-available basis only. Otherwise, the application closes on the posted deadline.
Applicants are encouraged to check the status of their application regularly to ensure documents requested and/or sent have been processed into the system.
Accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.
For additional information about the DNP degree, visit the American Association of Colleges of Nursing website
or view the DNP Essentials document.