Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-master's)

Doctorate of Nursing Practice students in classroom.

St. Catherine University's post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is your next step if you have already earned a master's degree in nursing and are seeking to:

  • Develop advanced competencies for complex practice roles
  • Improve health outcomes through evidence-based knowledge
  • Transform healthcare — be part of a mission-based program focused on systems change, social justice and leadership
  • Join a supportive learning community, with mentoring from experienced faculty
  • Advance as a leader in your area of practice

You'll earn your DNP in a flexible, one-weekend-per-month and online learning format. Find out more about affordability, and financial support for nursing faculty.

[If you are seeking to become a nurse practitioner, enroll first in the Master of Science: Nurse Practitioner. After completing your master's, proceed into the DNP.]

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