Doctor of Nursing Practice
Take your Clinical Practice to the Next Level with APU’s DNP
Based on a strong scientific foundation, evidence-based practice, leadership, and organizational analysis, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is designed to prepare nurses at the highest level of practice for the current, complex healthcare environment. An evidence-based clinical approach emphasizes nursing leadership in interpersonal healthcare teams, working to improve care systems, and safety and clinical outcomes.
The program offers doctoral-level studies in a clinically focused learning environment. The DNP prepares advanced practice nurses to bring the highest level of clinical expertise to patients, nursing students, healthcare systems, health policy formation, and clinical research. DNP-prepared nurses will contribute to the body of nursing knowledge and the practice of nursing to improve health care globally.