Ohio University



Why do I need a DNP?

The DNP is a clinical doctorate with a focus on advanced nursing practice or nursing administration.It is expected that the demand for the advanced nurse practitioner or executive will continue to increase over the next several years and the DNP will become the expected preparation for entry to practice.

Why should I select Ohio University for a DNP?

Ohio University School of Nursing has established itself as one of the leading nursing schools in Ohio with multiple track options, such as family nurse practitioner, nurse educator, acute care adult-gerontology nurse practitioner and nurse administrator to help prepare you in your area of interest. Our MSN students have consistently achieved high passing rates on national certification examinations, and are considered a preferred employee by many healthcare agencies.

What opportunities exist in the nursing industry?

With the DNP degree, clinicians will be able to step into an advanced practice role such as a nurse practitioner or nurse executive. With additional training in nursing education, many practitioners with a DNP have also moved into an educational setting as nursing faculty. OHIO graduates are well-prepared to meet the healthcare needs of individuals, families and communities of the future.