* Curriculum currently under revision (Fall 2018)
Robbie McCauley, Asst. Professor and Director of the Doctorate of Nursing program and Graduate Department Chair
Health & Life Science building, Office 158, (540)-665-7267
This program is available to the BSN graduate seeking a terminal practice degree in nursing. The DNP program can be completed in three years of full time study (including summers) for 77 to 83 credits, dependent upon program track. APRN applicants must have completed at least 2080 hours of practice as a registered nurse prior to entering the role and population courses. Students can complete an APRN credential in FNP or PMHNP. Additionally, the DNP in Health Systems Leadership (HSL) is offered for registered nurses seeking to advance a career in leadership. Graduates of this program are eligible to take the appropriate national certification exam.