|School Name||Program Name||More Info|
|Regis College||Online MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice||program website|
|Regis College||Online BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice||program website|
|Sacred Heart University||Online Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)||program website|
|Simmons University||Online Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)||program website|
Below you'll find a list of all of the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs available in Arizona.
Full List of Programs
Arizona State University
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree offered by the College of Nursing & Health Innovation at Arizona State University gives students the option of concentrating their studies in eight major areas. These areas are: Advanced Nursing Practice (ANP), Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - ANP, Innovation Leadership - ANP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. Arizona State University offers a BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) to DNP program which can be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis. The university's DNP program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Arizona Board of Nursing.
BSN required for:
MSN required for:
Grand Canyon University
Offered 100 percent online, the post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Grand Canyon University can be completed in approximately two years. The program's curriculum is aligned with the AACN essentials for DNP nursing and consists of 12 eight-week courses. Students accepted to the program can transfer up to 500 practice immersion hours from their MSN degree or post-graduate certificate program. An additional 500 practice hours need to be completed within the DNP program. The culminating experience is the Direct Practice Improvement (DTI) project, which is an evidence-based research project that focuses on an organizational leadership topic or health practice.
MSN required for:
Northern Arizona University
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Northern Arizona University is a clinical doctorate with an emphasis on enhancing leadership expertise in underserved, rural populations. To be considered for the program, applicants must have a master's degree in nursing, an RN license in good standing, and current national certification as a Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife, Nurse Anesthetist, or Clinical Nurse Specialist. The program requires 1,000 hours of clinical practice with a minimum of 240 hours completed at the university. The culminating experience is a scholarly project that enhances clinical practice through the integration and application of research evidence. Northern Arizona University's DNP program is accredited by the CCNE until 2019.
MSN required for:
University of Arizona
It is possible to enter the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of Arizona as a post-bachelor's (BSN) or post-master's (MS) student. The BSN to DNP program is for nurses who wish to obtain nurse practitioner preparation. The following areas of specialty are offered: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP, Family NP, Pediatric NP, and Psychiatric Mental Health NP. A BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia specialty is also available. The MS to DNP option is for master's-trained RNs who hold national certification as a nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, clinical nurse specialist, or nurse anesthetist. The university also offers a DNP/PhD dual degree program for nurses who wish to obtain broader research skills for application to clinical practice.