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. Watch this video and find out more about one of the top DNP programs in the Pacific Northwest.

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

    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.

    The College of Nursing is pursuing CCNE accreditation for its Doctor of Nursing Practice Program in Spring 2015

    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.

    How can we help you?

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

  • College of Nursing Calendar

    • Doctorate and Master's in Nursing Information Session 8/4/2015 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    • Graduate Program Scholarship Day 8/12/2015 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Young Alumni Summer Party 8/20/2015 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • BSN Pinning Ceremony | Summer Cohort 8/22/2015 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    • Doctorate and Master's in Nursing Information Session 9/1/2015 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    • MSN Orientation for Accepted Students 9/22/2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM