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Post-Graduate DNP Program Course Descriptions

Are you ready to take your nursing career to the next level? The online Doctor of Nursing Practice from The Catholic University of America requires the successful completion of a minimum of 37 credits. You may be able to receive credit for up to six credit-hours of master's level courses.

The online DNP degrees offer a targeted curriculum will prepare you for a variety of clinical and leadership roles within the healthcare industry. The program provides education in:

  • Emerging issues in health care and challenges in nursing
  • Standards of practice and health care ethics
  • Principles of epidemiology
  • Public and private financing in health care
  • Clinical research
  • Health care biostatistics
  • Population-based health care management
  • Leadership in nursing

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