College of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Post Master's Health Systems Leader Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

The rapid expansion of clinical evidence coupled with the growing need for interprofessional collaboration requires an expanding workforce of nurses ready to lead practice, shape policy, and advance the health of populations. Seattle University College of Nursing is enrolling masters prepared nurses into its Doctor of Nursing Practice program. This DNP program prepares nurses to lead and transform care systems from a foundation of Jesuit values and social justice.

DNP and Advanced Practice Nursing Immersion Information Sessions:
Tuesday, June 21 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Garrand Building, Rm 114
Tuesday, August 2 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Garrand Building, Rm 114
Tuesday, September 6 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Garrand Building, Rm 114

Graduate Programs Open House:  
Friday, October 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Student Center, First Floor

A program of study leading to a practice doctorate in nursing and includes on-campus classes combined with options for online coursework.

Our DNP graduates will be prepared for advanced levels of evidence-based practice, clinical scholarship, and leadership in healthcare systems. In consultation with program faculty and mentors, each student selects the focus for a scholarly DNP capstone project in an identified clinical setting.

Why pursue a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree?

The practice doctorate prepares advanced practice nurses to meet the demands of complex health care systems, the rapidly expanding scientific knowledge needed for practice, and increasing opportunities for interprofessional collaboration and leadership.  Watch this video and find out more about one of the top DNP programs in the Pacific Northwest.

Seattle University DNP from Seattle University on Vimeo.

How can we help you?

Simply complete a request form and a Program Coordinator will contact you.