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Doctor of Nursing Practice

School of Nursing

Graduates who possess a DNP degree are prepared to assume clinical and leadership roles in both academic and practice settings. Knowledge acquisition in the DNP program includes the ability to analyze organizational and clinical systems, critique evidence to support clinical practice and improve patient outcomes, and develop practice guidelines to enhance patient safety.

Delivery Type: 100% Online with the exception of the on-campus Doctoral week.

Credit required/Time to completion: 38 credits/2-3 years

Cost of degree: $10,815/semester
*Learn more about tuition rates.

Projected National Average Salary: $134,000

Projected National Job Growth: 24.3%

Who should apply: Nurses interested in enhancing science and theory of nursing practice, communication and leadership skills and ethical use of technology and research methods to improve practice and the practice environment.

Who is hiring OU grads: US Veterans Affairs, Cleveland Clinic, HCA Healthcare, Anthem Blue Cross, Ascension, UnitedHealth Group

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*Data was last reviewed in May 2022. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.