Doctor of Nursing Practice 2018-11-08T15:27:11+00:00

Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Northwestern provides a clinical doctorate for master’s prepared registered nurses who desire to practice at the highest level and significantly impact health care outcomes for vulnerable populations. Graduates of this DNP program have the potential to transform health care by utilizing advanced clinical skills, translating evidence into practice, implementing systems changes, establishing standards and policies, and acting as organizational leaders.

Two available concentrations: APRN to DNP Leadership (for APRNs) and Organizational Systems Leadership (for non-APRNs).

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Northwestern State University of Louisiana is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

For more information:

Phone: 318-677-3100
Website: College of Nursing and School of Allied Health