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Doctorate Program

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at La Roche University prepares you to make a real impact on patient outcomes and health care policy.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

This 26-credit program is designed for experienced nurses who want to develop their expertise in the rapidly evolving field of health care. Students in the program benefit from:

  • A curriculum focused on evidence-based practice and leadership
  • Working closely with experienced faculty and network with other nursing professionals
  • The opportunity to conduct research in various areas, from public health to chronic disease management
  • Low residency requirement

Complete the DNP in three semesters full time or six semesters part time!

Upon graduation, you will obtain a DNP and have the skills and knowledge that you need to succeed as a leader in the nursing profession.  

Effective Aug. 1, 2023, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on Aug. 1, 2025.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

Note: Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation.