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 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.
Plan of Study
The DNP curriculum for the Post-Masters DNP students integrates synchronous and asynchronous online didactic instruction that is reinforced through the students DNP projects.
The DNP core courses provide the foundation of health care policy, evidence-based practice, leadership and systems management that prepares the advanced practice nurse to deliver optimal care in the ever-changing health care environment.