Doctor of Nursing Practice, D.N.P. (Online Only)
The online D.N.P. will prepare graduates to provide the most advanced level of nursing care for individuals and communities. You can be trained in the following areas:
• Direct care of individual patients
• Management of care for individuals and populations
• Administration of nursing systems
• Development and implementation of health policy
The eight-semester D.N.P. program is designed to fit the busy schedules of full-time nurses, building on Georgia Southern’s outstanding record in graduate nursing education. Through the D.N.P., you can also be prepared for a career as a nurse educator. The D.N.P. program is fully online with the exception of a required week-long on campus graduate intensive that occurs annually each summer.
Program Contact Information:
Dr. Ursula A. Pritham
Graduate Program Director
Phone: (912) 478-0017
Students in DNP coursework must maintain a 3.0 average (“B” or better) in coursework to proceed in the doctoral program and to be eligible to graduate. Students may carry a “C” in one course, but they must repeat the course with a grade of “B” or higher. Grades in all courses applied toward the doctorate must be “B” or better. Students will become academically ineligible when any of the following occur in course work of an approved program of study:
Upon Acceptance into the Program
All students admitted to, enroll in, the DNP program are required to attend a MANDATORY on campus annual Graduate Intensive PRIOR to each fall cycle of course work. The dates of this Graduate Intensive are scheduled by the School of Nursing. Students assume responsibility for all scheduling and costs in order to attend this Graduate Intensive time period. Students must also obtain a RN license in Georgia.
Some classes in the DNP program are asynchronous and those that are not, meet on-line via Adobe Connect on Tuesdays. Once the clinical courses begin, students are required to come to campus on specific Tuesdays, up to three times per semester, and attend Adobe Connect classes the other Tuesdays as outlined in each clinical course schedule.
|Final Deadline||April 1
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*Review of completed applications for Fall will begin February 1st
Last updated: 11/16/2016