Below you'll find a list of all of the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs available in Utah.
Full List of Programs
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
The Doctor of Nursing Practice at the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions has two points of entry - a post-baccalaureate entry (focusing on Family Nurse Practitioner) and a post-master's entry. Courses are delivered in a hybrid format. The FNP/DNP program prepares nurses to deliver primary healthcare to families in different settings and across the lifespan. The post-master's DNP program includes courses in the areas of leadership and management in advanced practice, information technology, evidence-based practice, ethics and social responsibility, and implementing and evaluating health policies. The completion of a capstone project is required in order to graduate. Qualified DNP students can apply for a one-time scholarship award of $2,000 that is given during a student's first semester of attendance.
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University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
The University of Utah's post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice program prepares students for advanced nursing roles in the following specialty areas: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, Neonatal NP, Certified Nurse Midwife and Women's Health NP, Psychiatric/Mental Health NP, and Primary Care (Family and Adult-Gerontology). The university also offers an MS-DNP program for RNs and APRNs who already hold a master's degree. Students accepted to this program can expect to earn their DNP degree after five semesters of full-time enrollment. A part-time plan of study will require at least another year of enrollment to complete. Required courses for the MS-DNP program are offered online and/or in an executive format. The university's DNP program is CCNE-accredited.