Augusta University established Georgia's first Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in 2005.

The DNP includes seven degree tracks for post-BSN and post-MSN study.

Our doctoral-level education provides nurses the clinical and management expertise to improve health care outcomes, making them expert collaborators in solving health care problems in systems.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program in nursing at Augusta University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Janelle Mangrum

Primary Care DNP
Program Manager

Nicole Murdaugh

Nursing Anesthesia
Program Manager

Debbie Weaver

Nurse Executive & MSN-DNP
Program Manager

Application Deadlines

Spring 2021 Admission:
DNP Primary Care - October 15, 2020
Post Graduate Certificate - September 15, 2020

Spring DNP admissions cycle is for Augusta University Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) graduates only.

Fall 2021 Admission: 
May 15, 2021

Post-Master's and Nurse Executive DNP only accept for the Fall Semester.

Spring 2022 Admission: 
Anesthesia - January 11, 2021
DNP Primary Care - October 15, 2021
Post Graduate Certificate - September 15, 2021

Post-Graduate Certificate Programs only accept for the Spring Semester.

DNP Programs

Post-BSN Programs

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Anesthesia

Post-MSN Programs

Post-Master's DNP (No Concentration)

Nurse Executive

Post-Graduate Certificates