Faculty Profile

Aaron Sebach

Aaron Sebach

Director, Graduate Nursing Programs/Chair, DNP Program

College of Health Professions

(302) 295-1145

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

D.N.P., Salisbury University

M.B.A., Columbia Southern University

M.S.N., Salisbury University

B.S.N, Salisbury University


Aaron Sebach, PhD, DNP, MBA, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, NP-C, RN, CEN, CPEN, CNE, CNEcl, CLNC, SFHM is Director of Graduate Nursing Programs and Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Chair within the College of Health Professions at Wilmington University. He holds the academic rank of Associate Professor and teaches in the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Family Nurse Practitioner programs. As Director of Graduate Nursing Programs, Dr. Sebach has administrative oversight of the MSN Nurse Leadership, MSN Nurse Practitioner, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Post-Graduate Advanced Practice Certificate programs, students, faculty, and staff.


Dr. Sebach earned a BS in Nursing, MS in Nursing Education, Post-Masters Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Salisbury University. He earned a second Post-Masters Certificate as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from Saint Louis University and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration from Columbia Southern University. In 2019, Dr. Sebach earned a second doctorate, a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is nationally board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC, NP-C), Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC), Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN), Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC), Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), and Certified Academic Clinical Nurse Educator (CNEcl). He is a graduate of the prestigious National League for Nursing Leadership Institute.

Dr. Sebach’s research interests include advanced practice nursing, preoperative medicine, hospitalist medicine, nursing education, nurse educator competence and skill acquisition, and doctoral nursing preparation. He is a subject matter expert for the American Nurses Credentialing Center for both the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner specialties and serves as the Community Manager for the American Nurses Association’s Up and Comers online community. Dr. Sebach maintains an active clinical practice as a Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional and in 2020, he was conferred as a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine (SFHM) by the Society of Hospital Medicine.

Dr. Sebach is a member of the American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, Society of Hospital Medicine, and Sigma Theta Tau International. He regularly publishes in peer-reviewed journals and presents at national conferences related to his work as a Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator. Finally, Dr. Sebach is a peer reviewer for the Journal for Nurse Practitioners, International Journal of Doctoral Studies, Journal of Professional Nursing, Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, Journal of Nursing Education, and the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.