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DNP 
Doctor of Nursing Practice

Millikin offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), a practice-focused doctorate similar in scope to practice doctorates offered in other professional disciplines.  The Doctorate of Nursing Practice is available to professional registered nurses who hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a Master of Science in Nursing degree with advanced practice licensure and certification.

The DNP consists of two tracks:
Track 1 (Nurse Anesthesia) is for individuals who are Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepared nurses and want to become nurse anesthetists.
Track 2 (DNP completion for MSN-prepared advanced practice nurses) is for advanced practice nurses (APNs) who want to complete the practice doctorate as their highest earned academic degree.


DNP Track 1
Track 1 (Nurse Anesthesia) is for individuals who hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and want to become nurse anesthetists.

•    Full-time program
•    DNP Track 1 consists of 88 credit hours and includes 2400+ hours of clinical practice and residency.
•    Track 1 Applications due July 1st each academic year.
•    DNP Track 1 graduates are eligible to take the National certification Examination offered by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists.

The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) has approved the DNP Program.
  

DPN Track 2
Track 2 (DNP completion for MSN-prepared advanced practice nurses) is designed for advanced practice nurses (APNs) who want to complete the practice doctorate as their highest earned academic degree.

•    DNP Track 2 for APNs will have varied credit hour requirements. Contact Millikin's School of Nursing for more information.
•    Track 2 applications are due July 1st each academic year.

For more information, contact Millikin's School of Nursing:
217.424.5034
msn@millikin.edu



 
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