Doctor of Nursing Practice

The purpose of the DNP program is to prepare graduates for clinical practice in nursing at the highest level. At the completion of the DNP program students will demonstrate: scientific inquiry, leadership in advanced nursing practice and scholarship. The DNP program is in a hybrid format, a combination of on-ground and online instruction. Classes meet approximately one Saturday per month on our North Atlanta campus.  To learn more about the Doctor of Nursing Practice program contact Dr. Troy Heidesch at theidesch@brenau.edu or 770-534-6154.

There are two degree options available. Click a title for detailed information.

Advanced Practice Nurse (DNP)

Leadership and Management (DNP)


Admission to DNP programs

Our DNP cohorts begin once per year during the Fall semester. Our application deadline is June 1st.

Applicants must posess the following academic and professional qualifications: MSN; Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; Advanced Practice Nursing certificate or license

In order to apply students must submit the following to the Brenau Office of Admissions:

1.  Hold an M.S.N. from an accredited institution.
2.  Applicants with a Bachelor’s of Nursing (BSN) and a non-nursing master’s degree such as a MBA, MHA, masters of Ed, or related field may be admitted on a case-by-case basis.
3.  Demonstrate 3.0 GPA on all attempted college work.
4.  Have 12 months experience as an advanced practice nurse in direct care or in a leadership/management role. Those with experience in related fields may be admitted on a case-by-case basis.
5.  Submit transcripts for all college level work.
6.  Submit 3 references attesting to the academic and clinical performance abilities.
7.  Hold a current nursing license in the state of practice.
8.  Demonstrate evidence of a course in statistics.

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DNP Advanced Practice Nurse

Program of study: Bioethics in Advanced Practice Nursing 3, Biostatistics 3Epidemiology 3, Genomics and Population Health 3, Health Care Financing and Economics 3, Strategic Management and Leadership 3,Project Identification 3, Methods for Evidence-Based Practice 3, Health Care Systems, Policy and Law 3, Project Development 3,Informatics for Health Care 3, Project Implementation 3, Project Outcomes Evaluation and Dissemination 4

DNP Leadership and Management

Program of study: Bioethics in Advanced Practice Nursing 3, Biostatistics 3,Epidemiology 3, Genomics and Population Health 3,Health Care Financing and Economics 3, Strategic Management and Leadership 3,Project Identification 3, Methods for Evidence-Based Practice 3,Health Care Systems, Policy and Law 3, Project Development 3,Informatics for Health Care 3, Project Implementation 4,Project Outcomes Evaluation and Dissemination 4

DNP Post Certified Advance Practice Nurse (Part-Time)

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