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Arkansas State University

Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs


Develop the specialized expertise to positively impact health outcomes in your community with the online Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Arkansas State University. Designed for working nurses, our ACEN-accredited online programs offer you the flexibility and convenience to continue working while you deepen your knowledge of advanced theory and practice. Learn from experienced faculty as you complete your online DNP program and prepare for elevated career opportunities in nursing.

Why Choose an A-State Online DNP Program?

  • Achieve the highest level of professional achievement in nursing at an affordable rate
  • Complete your career-advancing online DNP in as few as 12 months
  • Create your own schedule with 100% online coursework and multiple start dates

Which Online Program is Right for You?

DNP PROGRAMS

Doctor of Nursing Practice – Leadership

As few as 12 months Duration
36 Credit Hours
$16,416 Total Tuition

Strengthen your expertise in leadership, clinical studies and theoretical models while simultaneously responding to the rising demand for nursing leaders with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership from A-State. Use the leadership skills, real-world experiences and advanced knowledge that this DNP in Leadership provides to effectively discover, address and solve gaps in healthcare organizations.

From health informatics to alternative population health, this program prepares you to pilot innovative change in a dynamic healthcare environment. Personalize this doctoral program to your professional goals when you identify your areas of interest for study and complete the clinical requirements—and correlating assignments—in the context of your workplace.

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DNP PROGRAMS

Doctor of Nursing Practice – General

As few as 12 months Duration
36 Credit Hours
$16,416 Total Tuition

Lead innovative improvements in the healthcare system at the micro and macro levels when you earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice – General degree online from A-State. Strengthen patient-centered care, learn how to improve healthcare policy and master nuanced elements of nursing while expanding your opportunities for leadership positions

In this ACEN-accredited DNP program, you will examine contemporary topics including healthcare informatics, alternative population health, ethical healthcare and the rapidly evolving study of diseases. Complete your clinical requirements—and correlating assignments—in the context of your workplace to ensure your degree is relevant to your professional goals.

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DNP PROGRAMS

Doctor of Nursing Practice – Education

As few as 12 months Duration
36 Credit Hours
$16,416 Total Tuition

Share your nursing expertise with other healthcare professionals while achieving the highest level of clinical nursing practice with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice in Education. Learn about topics such as healthcare informatics, policy, leadership, finance and translational research. Advance your skillset in designing and delivering innovative lessons to expertly educate patients, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Through hands-on research projects and immersive internships, this ACEN-accredited DNP in education empowers you to enhance your established healthcare expertise and achieve your professional goals. Personalize your A-State doctorate experience when you select your areas of interest for study and complete your clinicals, and correlating assignments, in the context of your workplace.

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The associate, baccalaureate, master's/post-master's certificate and Doctor of Nursing Practice nursing programs at Arkansas State University, located in Jonesboro, Arkansas, are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Contact ACEN by mail at 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326 or by phone at 404-975-5000.

Doctor of Nursing Practice – Leadership

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $456 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/6/24

Strengthen your expertise in leadership, clinical studies and theoretical models while simultaneously responding to the rising demand for nursing leaders with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership from A-State. Use the leadership skills, real-world experiences and advanced knowledge that this DNP in Leadership provides to effectively discover, address and solve gaps in healthcare organizations.

From health informatics to alternative population health, this program prepares you to pilot innovative change in a dynamic healthcare environment. Personalize this doctoral program to your professional goals when you identify your areas of interest for study and complete the clinical requirements—and correlating assignments—in the context of your workplace.

Doctor of Nursing Practice – General

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $456 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/6/24

Lead innovative improvements in the healthcare system at the micro and macro levels when you earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice – General degree online from A-State. Strengthen patient-centered care, learn how to improve healthcare policy and master nuanced elements of nursing while expanding your opportunities for leadership positions

In this ACEN-accredited DNP program, you will examine contemporary topics including healthcare informatics, alternative population health, ethical healthcare and the rapidly evolving study of diseases. Complete your clinical requirements—and correlating assignments—in the context of your workplace to ensure your degree is relevant to your professional goals.

Doctor of Nursing Practice – Education

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $456 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/6/24

Share your nursing expertise with other healthcare professionals while achieving the highest level of clinical nursing practice with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice in Education. Learn about topics such as healthcare informatics, policy, leadership, finance and translational research. Advance your skillset in designing and delivering innovative lessons to expertly educate patients, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Through hands-on research projects and immersive internships, this ACEN-accredited DNP in education empowers you to enhance your established healthcare expertise and achieve your professional goals. Personalize your A-State doctorate experience when you select your areas of interest for study and complete your clinicals, and correlating assignments, in the context of your workplace.

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