Doctor of Nursing Practice - Advance Practice Nurse

College:
Health Sciences
> Nursing
Availability:
North Atlanta
Type:
Doctoral, Graduate
Degree:
D.N.P.

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Our application deadline is just around the corner, contact us today at admissions@brenau.edu to secure your spot. Our admissions are based on a first come, first served basis.

Brenau’s nursing doctorates — advanced practice nurse, and leadership and management — prepare graduates for clinical practice in nursing at the highest level. Students will leave with experience in scientific inquiry, leadership and advanced nursing practice, and scholarship. These degrees are made for nurse practitioners and nurse managers with MSNs.

Duration
Seven Semesters
Location
North Atlanta
Class Type
Hybrid

Program highlights

  • Become more competitive in your field with a doctorate 
  • Learn to improve patient outcomes in a leadership role
  • Take classes alongside other health care professionals 
  • Conduct research on a community level

Coursework Overview

Advanced Practice Nurse (DNP)

  • Semester 1
    • NG 901— Bioethics in Advanced Practice Nursing 3
    • HS 901— Biostatistics 3
  • Semester 2
    • HS 902— Epidemiology 3
    • NG 903—Health Care Financing and Economics 3
  • Semester 3
    • NG 906—Project Identification 3
    • NG 907— Health Care Systems, Policy and Law 3
  • Semester 4
    • NG 905— Methods for Evidence-Based Practice 3
    • NG 908— Project Development 3
  • Semester 5
    • NG 904— Strategic Management and Leadership 3
    • NG 909— Informatics for Health Care 3
  • Semester 6
    • 902—Genomics and Population Health 3
    • NG 910A—Project Implementation 3
  • Semester 7
    • NG 911—Project outcomes evaluation and Dissemination 4

How to Apply

Step 1: Complete the free, online Brenau Graduate Application

  • Choose North Atlanta as your campus and choose one of the two DNP options in the list of available majors.

Step 2: Submit the following to the Brenau Office of Admissions at documents@brenau.edu

  • Copy of nursing license (RN and FNP, if applicable) 
  • Two professional references
  • Official transcripts from all previous institutions 
  • Resume

Questions about the application process?

Contact Jennifer Benning, admissions counselor, at 770-534-6207 or jbenning@brenau.edu

Not sure if you qualify? Apply anyway. 

Everyone is evaluated on all admission criteria. However, we may consider those who don’t meet all the requirements, but display talent and experience suitable for admission. If you’re hesitant about your credentials, we encourage you to give it a shot anyway. You may end up being a perfect fit. Contact us today at admissions@brenau.edu.

Admissions Documents Requirements

  • Verified CAS application

Admissions GPA Requirements

  • 3.0 minimum GPA from all college transcripts
  • MSN from a regionally accredited university
  • Evidence of statistics course

Additional Admissions Requirements

  • One year experience as an advanced practice nurse in a direct care or leadership/management role
  • Current nursing license in the state of practice
  • Interview upon request
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