Program Information (online*)
It’s a fact: a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Pace University’s College of Health Professions provides the innovative learning opportunities you need to become a clinical leader in advanced nursing and primary health care. Our post-master’s program has been specially designed to allow you to accelerate your career trajectory while evolving your current practice. As you advance, you will forge lasting relationships with fellow students – all while building new knowledge under the supportive guidance of mentors and faculty alike.
The accelerated, online Doctor of nursing practice program is designed for masters prepared AGACNP, FNP, or PMHNP prepared providers looking to advance their knowledge and skills to the highest level of clinical nursing practice. The program’s flexibility ensures you will be able to earn your degree around your current professional and personal commitments.
Additional opportunities for students in the program include:
- Completing an evidence-based clinical practice improvement DNP project under the mentorship of a DNP program faculty member
- Attending the AANP Health Policy Conference and lobbying on Capitol Hill
DNP BRIDGE PROGRAM
Pace's DNP program has an option for adult-primary care, pediatric, geriatric, and women's health master's prepared nurse practitioners, who wish to obtain FNP, AGACNP, or PMHNP certification along with the DNP degree. If you are interested in this option, you will need to meet with the program director who will conduct a gap analysis to determine what additional clinical courses will be required.
Our graduate programs partner with New York’s premier hospitals and healthcare organizations to share their expertise while creating unparalleled clinical experiences for our students. Students are immersed in evidence-based practice throughout their program. As a result, our graduates are prepared to be leaders in both academic and healthcare settings.
*Asynchronous and synchronous didactic content. Students are required to come to campus once per semester. Date to be determined.
|NURS 807||Foundations of Primary Health Care Practice||3|
|NURS 820||Evidence-Based Practice: Methods and Techniques I||3|
|NURS 830||Health Care Policy: Strategic Action||3|
|NURS 840||Teaching and Learning in Advanced Practice Nursing||3|
|NURS 850||Ethical Choices and Legal Context for the Advanced Practice Nurse||3|
|NURS 860||Evidence-Based Practice: Methods and Techniques II||3|
|NURS 870||Health Care Economics and Finance for Advanced Practice Nursing||3|
|NURS 880||Technology and Information Systems for Advanced Practice Nursing||3|
|NURS 900A||Mentorship IA: Doctoral Project (110 clinical hours)||2|
|NURS 900B||Mentorship IB: Doctoral Project (110 clinical hours)||2|
|NURS 910A||Mentorship IIA: Doctoral Project (110 clinical hours)||2|
|NURS 910B||Mentorship IIB: Doctorial Project (120 Clinical hours)||3|
Total Number of Credits for the DNP degree is 33 (minimum 1,000 advanced practice clinical hours with 450 completed during the DNP program).
Visit the Apply Now page to see the full list of admission requirements for Pace University’s College of Health Professions Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.