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Learn about the Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice Leadership Major.

The post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is designed for nurses with a master's degree in a nursing specialty area who are ready to take the next step as a leader in the profession. Three Leadership emphasis areas build on the master’s program foundation to expand the breadth and depth of nursing practice.

Appropriate preparation for the Post-Master's DNP Leadership Major includes a master's degree in Nursing Leadership (Administration), Health Informatics or Public/Population Health Nursing.

The curriculum requires a minimum of 32 credit hours. Two courses meet on the KU Medical Center campus for one week in early June:  NRSG 935 to begin the program and NRSG 954 in year 2. All other required courses are offered online.

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KU School of Nursing

KU School of Nursing
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