Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Health care and nursing is a dynamic field—always looking forward, and always looking to ask “What’s next?” Are you ready for what’s to come?
The leading educational standard for advanced practice providers—whether they be nurse anesthetists, nurse leaders, midwives, or nurse practitioners—is to hold a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).
Pitt Nursing is leading that change, and bringing students the education that they need to pursue their dreams. Ranked sixth in the country by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Nursing Grad Schools, the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing delivers an education that is guided by the highest levels of nursing research—and you in turn will contribute to cutting-edge nursing practice as you complete your DNP.
- International Applicants
- Comprehensive Exam Dates
- Graduate Academic Regulations and Student Responsibilities
- View the DNP program brochure (PDF).
- Academic Integrity Policy for Students
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