Nursing students

Nursing - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Receive a broad foundation of educational preparation in advanced nursing practice to provide care for acutely ill adults and their families.

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is a hybrid program utilizing a mixture of online didactic coursework, on-campus intensives and on-ground practicum and clinical placements. It is a practice-focused doctoral program emphasizing innovative, evidence-based professional practice and reflecting the application and implementation of credible research findings. The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialization is intended for registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a Master of Science in Nursing.

The College of Nursing offers full-time and part-time options for DNP students. Part-time students must be enrolled in at least 6 units per semester. Part-time study is only available during the pre-clinical portion of the program and adds a year to the degree completion timeline.

Career Level: Graduate
Degree: Doctor of Nursing Practice
College: College of Nursing

Cost & Eligibility

Per Unit Cost: $975
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

Applying Applications must be submitted through NursingCAS and the University of Arizona Graduate College

Nursing CAS Application

1

Create Your Account

Create a NursingCAS account or sign in with your username and password. Once you create an account, you can access your application as often as you need.

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Review Requirements

Review the program materials section of NursingCAS to learn more about the specific admissions criteria, requirements and deadlines for your program. Collect and submit any required supporting materials, such as personal statements, documents and certification data.

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Complete Application

Send your official transcripts and test scores to NursingCAS and complete your application. Once you have submitted your application and any additional supporting materials, monitor your application status in your NursingCAS account and follow-up on any necessary actions.

University of Arizona Graduate College Application

1

Go to GradApp

To complete your online application, go to the online portal and either enter your NetID or create a new account.

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Create Your Account

After you have created a GradApp account, you can begin your application. Remember to choose Arizona Online as your campus.

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Complete Application

Choose your area of specialty and follow the instructions to complete the application for that specialty.