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A Guide to Achieving the Doctor of Nursing Practice at USD

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Achieving the DNP at USD

Download USD’s Doctor of Nursing Practice guide for an in-depth look at the program and how our rich heritage of excellence in nursing education can help you achieve your academic and professional goals. This guide is for anyone interested in:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner in Emergency Care
  • Dual Adult-Gerontology/Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Dual Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Health Systmes Leadership
  • Nursing Informatics and Data Science

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Financing Your Graduate Nursing Degree

Achieving an advanced nursing education is an important goal. To meet that goal, financial planning is a must. We outline several financial aid resources unique to nursing students who are seeking ways to fund their nursing education.

Clinical Placements

USD provides DNP students with clinical placements. Read about the types of clinical placements that will be available to you as a DNP student at USD.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the GPA requirement? Is there a work experience requirement? Is the DNP a part-time or full-time program? We know that you have a variety of questions like these (and more), and we have answers for you!