Wilmington University's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) offers the highest practice-focused degree in nursing and is designed to prepare expert clinicians. In contrast to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), which places more emphasis on conducting original research, the Doctor of Nursing Practice is a practitioner's degree that develops well-integrated skills which are immediately applicable to clinical practice.

This program offers the following tracks:

Program Deadlines

Cohorts begin three times per year in the Spring, Summer, and Fall.

  • Application Deadline for Spring Term Admission: November 1
  • Application Deadline for Summer Term Admission: March 15
  • Application Deadline for Fall Term Admission: July 15

With a DNP, your career options are limitless.

Program Chair

Contact Dr. Aaron Sebach at aaron.m.sebach@wilmu.edu, DNP Program Chair, for more information.

This program is offered in the following: