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D.N.P. with Post-Master's Certificates

Wilmington University's D.N.P. and Post-Master's Certificates enable you to earn a certificate and your Doctor of Nursing Practice simultaneously. These combined options provide a solid academic and practical foundation for master’s prepared nurses.

Pursue a D.N.P. and Post-Master's Certificate in the following areas of study:


Combined Post-Master's Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (P.M.H.N.P.) Certificate and Doctor of Nursing Practice

This option is designed to prepare graduates to provide comprehensive mental health services to diverse populations while offering an educational pathway to earn the highest clinically focused doctoral degree in nursing. Two applications are required, one for the post-master's P.M.H.N.P. program and one for the D.N.P. program.

* Note: This program does not qualify as a Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE program.

Combined Post-Master's Nurse Educator Certificate and Doctor of Nursing Practice

Develop skills in teaching students, clients, and staff in a variety of academic and clinical settings while taking an educational pathway to earn the highest clinically focused doctoral degree in nursing. Two applications are required, one for the post-master's Nurse Educator program and one for the D.N.P. program.

Combined Post-Master’s Public Health Certificate and the Doctor of Nursing Practice

Learn to lead public health initiatives and improve population health outcomes, while pursuing the highest level of clinically focused nursing degree. The D.N.P. and Post-Master’s Public Health Certificate combined option provides a solid academic and practical foundation for master’s prepared nurses interested in a career as a public health specialist. Two applications are required, one for the post-master's Public Health certificate program and one for the D.N.P. program.


Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program*

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously—accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why WilmU?

Our career-oriented undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs emphasize in-demand knowledge and skills that employers need, taught by faculty who are practitioners in their career fields.

 Transfer Up to 90 Credits

 Flexible Course Options

 Affordable Tuition

 

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