Below you'll find a list of all of the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs available in North Dakota.
Full List of Programs
North Dakota State University-Main Campus
Fargo, North Dakota
The post-baccalaureate DNP program at North Dakota State University prepares RNs for practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner. The program is offered on a full-time basis and can be completed in eight semesters (including summers). The curriculum of this CCNE-accredited program includes courses in topics such as: Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Advanced Health Assessment, and Nursing Research/Evidence Based Practice. The completion of a DNP Clinical Dissertation is required for graduation. The DNP Clinical Dissertation gives students the opportunity to implement the principles of evidence-based practice to improve clinical outcomes. Previous dissertation titles/topics include: Breast Cancer Screening in Native American Women at an Urban Minnesota Community Clinic, Standardized Postpartum Depression Screening and Treatment, and Designing a Hypertension Management Program for Family.
BSN required for:
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota
The post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of North Dakota focuses on the healthcare needs of rural, underserved and vulnerable populations. The program follows an online delivery format. Students are, however, required to attend an intensive on-campus experience one weekend each semester. Students are also given the option of earning their DNP degree by pursuing a full-time (one year to complete) or part-time (two years to complete) plan of study. The curriculum includes coursework in evidence-based research, health informatics, and health policy. The completion of an evidence-based practice project is required for graduation. This project must be presented in a regional, national or international advanced practice conference and published in a peer-reviewed journal.
MSN required for: