The Ball State doctorate of nursing practice (DNP) program is a post-master's degree program for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse midwives.
You will be prepared with skills to assume leadership positions in nursing practice impacting health care outcomes at the clinical and organizational level. We provide a strong focus on scholarly practice that includes translation of research in practice, evaluation of practice, and improvement in health care and outcomes at individual and population levels.
Mode of Delivery The program is designed for a part-time plan of study. Courses are offered completely online; however, you will be required to come to campus in Muncie, Indiana, one weekend each year. You will complete clinical experiences in your own community under the direction of course instructors and project faculty advisors.
Graduates of the DNP program will:
You will focus on a capstone project and practicum on evidence-based health care quality improvement and outcome evaluation in your own community. Learn about the courses you will be taking.
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Our DNP program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is part of our nationally recognized School of Nursing.
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