Below you'll find a list of all of the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs available in Idaho.
Full List of Programs
Boise State University
The Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at Boise State University is offered in an online format. The program provides students with learning opportunities that helps them to develop expertise in the essential areas of the nursing field. These areas include the following: advanced nursing practice, clinical prevention, health care policy, information systems and patient care technology, and organizational and systems leadership. In order to graduate, students are required to complete a culminating scholarly project that examines the role of the DNP within a health care system. Applicants must hold a valid RN license and a master's degree from a School of Nursing accredited by CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) or ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing).
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Idaho State University
Idaho State University's DNP program is offered online and has CCNE accreditation until June 2020. Degree options include Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. The program considers post-baccalaureate as well as post-master's applicants. In order to be considered for the post-master's DNP program, prospective students must hold national certification as FNP or PMHNP, depending on the program track they plan to pursue upon acceptance. Students have the option of pursuing the DNP program on a part-time or full-time basis. The curriculum includes coursework in Rural/Global Communities in Society, Genetics for Health Care Professionals, and Statistical Analysis in Evidence Based Practice. In order to graduate from the program, students are required to complete a DNP Scholarly Project.