Below you'll find a list of all of the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs available in Washington.
List of Washington DNP Programs
Students accepted to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Gonzaga University can enter the program through one of two pathways available - Post-Master's and Post-Baccalaureate. The university's DNP program is offered online and can be completed within five semesters of continuous full-time enrollment. However, students do have the option of pursuing the DNP program on a part-time basis. The Post-Baccalaureate DNP has three tracks for obtaining nurse practitioner certification and licensure: Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. In addition to completing the core courses and the courses for their specialty areas, students are required complete a scholarly DNP project in order to graduate from the program.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Seattle University offers on-campus classes with options for weekend intensive study. The program is designed to be completed with two years of continuous full-time enrolment. Applicants must have an MSN or a master's degree in other health-related field and a current, unencumbered RN license. Nurse practitioner applicants must have a valid APRN license. The university's DNP program has a Health Systems Leadership focus. The curriculum includes coursework in: Health Program Planning and Development, Population-Based Health Care, Quality Improvement and Methodologies, and Ethics and Health Care Policy. Students are required to complete a scholarly DNP capstone project in an identified clinical setting order to graduate.
MSN required for:
Washington State University - Vancouver
Students accepted to the post-baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Washington State University can choose from the following tracks available: Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Health Nurse Practitioner - Population Health. The BSN to DNP program is offered in a hybrid format. Students can expect to attend classes on campus for at least five sessions each semester (seven days total). The program can be completed with three years of continuous, full-time enrollment. Following a part-time plan of study can take up to four or five years. The university also offers a post-master's DNP option with the same tracks as the post-baccalaureate DNP program. Washington State University's DNP program is accredited by CCNE until December 31, 2024.
BSN required for:
MSN required for: