Focal Areas of Study

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SU Graduate Programs Open House

Tue, April 2, 2019

4:00-6:00 p.m., Student Center, First Floor

Doctor of Nursing Practice students choose between two major tracks to become either a nurse practitioner or advanced community public health nurse.

“The exceptional faculty, facilities, and clinical placements at Seattle University have all helped me to develop the skills necessary to effectively serve the mental health needs of my community. I am confident that my experiences at Seattle University will prove invaluable as I begin my career as a family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.” - Jeffrey Kendall (DNP Class of 2018)

Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner tracks prepare nurses to provide primary or acute care for individuals and families. You have a choice of these focal areas:

Acute Care

Primary Care

Advanced Community Public Health Nursing

The Advanced Community Public Health Nursing (ACPH) course of study prepares nurses to collaborate with communities and organizations to design and implement health care programs and provide population based health care. Admission to ACPH is paused for 2018.

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