Overview

Augusta University offers the state of Georgia's first Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. Established in 2005, at that time it was the only program in the Georgia. The DNP now includes seven degree tracks for post-BSN and post-MSN study.

DNP - NO CONCENTRATION 

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.

DNP - Executive Nurse leader track

For professionals who have master's degrees in nursing and are currently certified as nurse executives.

DNP WITH ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE CONCENTRATION

For registered nurses who desire to become a nurse practitioner (NP).

Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP • Family NP • Pediatric NP • Psychiatric Mental Health NP • Nursing Anesthesia 

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Educating Tomorrow's Nurses Today

Doctor of Nursing Practice Advantage

  • We are where you are: online (traditional option) and across the state (clinical concentrations)
  • Attend full time or part time (and work while you attend school)
  • Interactive web-based classes taught by experienced online instructors
  • Capstone/practice project completed in your area of expertise
  • Opportunity to study with faculty who are practice experts

Application Information

Admission deadlines vary by program. Please visit specific program pages for dates.

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.

Contact Us

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
dnp@augusta.edu

Marguerite Murphy, DNP, RN
DNP Program Director - Acute Care Tracks 706-721-9558

Darrell Thompson, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC
DNP Program Director - Primary Care Tracks
706-721-3676

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