Reasons to Select Catholic University Conway School of Nursing
Here are some reasons to pursue your doctor of nursing practice online at The Catholic University of America’s School of Nursing:
- Catholic University is distinguished by an engaging and encouraging learning community anchored by our enthusiastic, supportive faculty members.
- The School of Nursing has been awarded many federal grants throughout the years, a recognized indicator of excellence.
- Graduates of our nursing programs consistently show exceptionally high pass rates on relevant certification exams.
Clear your path to advanced and executive roles in today’s evidence-based practice environment through a post-bachelor's or post-master’s D.N.P. program from one of the top nursing schools in America.
- Flexible learning for busy professionals
- Financial Aid is available
- Courses offered in on-line format.
The DNP curriculum prepares nurse practitioners to provide evidence-based patient care and advanced practice nursing leadership.
The Conway School of Nursing provides two pathways to the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree:
For students who have previously earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
- Length of Program: Course work - 36 months plus Evidence-Based Project
- Students eligible to sit for certification board exams at the end of year 3.
- 1050 to 1410 clinical hours depending on speciality selected.
- A variety of specialties including FNP, PNP (Primary and Acute Care), and AGNP
- Program includes week-long on-campus experiences 2 for Adult-Gerontological Primary Care, Family, and Pediatric Primary Care and 3 for Dual Primary and Acute Pediatric Care
For students who have previously earned a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree degree and advanced practice certification.
- Length of Program: Course work - 24-months plus Evidence-Based Project
Post-Bachelor's DNP Specializations Available
(Post-Graduate Certificate Programs Available)Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Dual (Acute and Primary Care) Nurse Practitioner