The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree will provide additional education for advanced practice nurses in advanced diagnostics and practice skills; care of the underserved and increasingly diverse population; leadership, health care advocacy and policy; practice innovation/new models of care; interprofessional practice; and incorporation of emerging care technologies/telehealth.
Graduates of the program have become policy leaders, telehealth innovators, change agents, practice owners, and clinical experts
Inspires students to achieve their maximum potential by providing the mentorship and skills needed to advance in today’s health care climate
Program provides a minimum of 560 clinical hours within four practicum courses
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
Clinical Data Managers
Apply knowledge of health care and database management to analyze clinical data, and to identify and report trends.
Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.
Develop, introduce or enact laws and statutes at the local, tribal, State, or Federal level. Includes only workers in elected positions.
Obtain and complete the ODU Graduate application online. Do not send application materials to the School of Nursing. All application materials must be completed by the posted deadline for consideration for each concentration area
Please request three references as indicated on the application form using the forms supplied. The references should be former supervisors and faculty
You will need to request that official copies of all your transcripts be sent to graduate admissions
Submission of a goal statement is required. Your goal statement should speak specifically to the concentration area to which you are applying
Submit a current resume that includes all work and education experience, as well as any scholarship or professional activity
Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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