The DNP-PNP concentration educates advanced nurse clinicians for expert practice in leadership and clinical roles with focus on the primary health care of children from birth through young adult. This doctoral-level education provides the clinical policy, and leadership expertise to improve child and family health care outcomes. The program enables nurse to become expert nurse leaders and collaborators in solving health care problems in systems. Full-time and part-time schedules are available. Cohort locations are on our Augusta and Athens campuses.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program in nursing at Augusta University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Spring 2022 Admission deadline is October 15, 2021.
Spring admission is only available to graduates of AU's CNL program.
Plan of Study
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.
This program prepares students to meet the eligibility requirements of the certification exams offered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB).