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Taking the steps toward becoming a Doctor of Nursing Practice helps propel you to your highest potential. The University of Mississippi School of Nursing is here to take that step with you.
Whether you are a nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, nurse anesthetist, clinical nurse specialist, nurse administrator or staff development professional, the DNP program at UMMC is the right choice for you. The DNP program is also the perfect choice for nurses with a background in public or community health.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program's emphasis is on health-care delivery - and the health-care delivery system as a whole - as well as the clinical populations served. The DNP degree will advance your application of nursing knowledge for the purpose of improving health care to diverse populations.
The University of Mississippi School of Nursing proudly introduces the new Post-Baccalaureate DNP program. Designed to help baccalaureate-prepared RNs achieve the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree seamlessly and expeditiously, the BSN-DNP program is the right choice for RNs seeking professional advancement and growth.
A practiced-focused doctoral program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice program offered at the University of Mississippi School of Nursing prepares experts in specialized advanced nursing practice. The DNP program focuses heavily on practice that is innovative and evidence based, reflecting the application of credible research findings.
The School of Nursing Post-Master's DNP Early-Entry program provides a smooth transition from master's coursework to doctoral coursework and allows MSN students from the University of Mississippi and Alcorn State University to reserve a spot in the competitive DNP program while completing the master's degree.
For additional reading on the DNP, including a comparision with Ph.D. program content, please see the American Association of Colleges of Nursing website: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/DNP/index.htm. To read more about the difference between the DNP and Ph.D. program, click here.
For additional information regarding the Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree, please click here.
Additionally, the University of Mississippi School of Nursing is part of a five-member, statewide consortium. The purpose of the Mississippi Educational Consortium for the Doctorate of Nursing Practice is to support increasing the nursing leadership capacity in Mississippi. The consortium fosters statewide academic programs leading to the Doctor of Nursing Practice. Read more, and view the Mississippi DNP Capstone Wall of Fame here.
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