The DNP-PH is offered at WSU Spokane, WSU Tri-Cities, and WSU Vancouver.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Population Health (PH) focuses on the health of populations, while providing a background in assessment, pharmacology, and pathophysiology. Health policy, epidemiology, and health promotion concepts are integrated into the curriculum. While a master’s degree in PH is also available, the DNP prepared PH graduate will gain enhanced skills in interprofessional collaboration, application of evidence-based practice, health information systems, organizational systems, and leadership.
Two pathways are available:
- Hospitals and health care organizations
- Public and community health systems
- Faculty roles in public and private settings
Students must have a Washington State RN license and have worked as a full-time nurse for at least one year to be eligible to apply. To learn about other pre-application requirements, visit the DNP Application & Admission page.
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The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, and doctor of nursing practice programs at Washington State University College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.