Our full-time Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Seattle University offers you, a current RN, the opportunity to further your nursing career and to gain more autonomy as an advanced practice nurse. You will have the ability to take on leadership roles and make effective changes to the health care systems you are driven to improve.
Our holistic curriculum grounds you with a foundation in critical thinking and evidence-based research to better assess issues within complex systems. And, you gain essential clinical experience in local health care institutions through your DNP internship. You will build the leadership skills necessary to navigate these advanced practice roles as you work closely with faculty and your peers in both the classroom and clinical settings.
As the field of nursing grows and expands, we offer a variety of focal areas for you to explore and provide you with broad and flexible career options upon graduation. You can choose from nurse practitioner tracks of study in either acute or primary care.
Only steps away from internationally celebrated health care systems, clinics & research facilities, all of which work with the College of Nursing to offer DNP Practicums and Internships
In U.S. News & World Report's best jobs of 2023 Nurse Practitioner ranks #1 in health care jobs and #2 in best jobs overall.
Situated in Swedish Cherry Hill’s James Tower Life Sciences Center, equipped with realistic patient simulators