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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Weber State University's DNP degree prepares nurses to be expert leaders who focus on the application of evidence to inform nursing practice through the creation and implementation of innovative strategies that improve health systems and influence health consumer outcomes. Building on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials, the DNP is the highest practice-focused degree in nursing and is designed to prepare experts in specialized advanced practice nursing. 


Degree Programs

Post BSN to DNP – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

The Post BSN to DNP – FNP prepares the graduate to provide direct and indirect patient care at the highest level of nursing practice. Nurse Practitioners (NPs) improve individual and population health and health care outcomes. NPs analyze, translate, apply, and evaluate evidence for clinical settings.

Post BSN to DNP – FNP

Post Masters to DNP – Leadership

The Post Masters to DNP degree prepares the graduate for the highest level of nursing practice to improve health and health care outcomes. The DNP leadership program focuses on the translation of new science, its application, and evaluation across various healthcare settings.

Post Masters to DNP – Leadership

Additional Information

Costs and Student Resources

Out of State Tuition waivers may be available to some students.

Tuition: Visit for current tuition and fees

Students are responsible for costs incurred when enrolled in courses necessitating travel to community agencies.


Pre-admission Advising

Our enrollment director is available to guide and assist you with career planning

Robert Holt, MS
Enrollment Director - Graduate and Undergraduate Programs 
Marriott Allied Health Building, Room 431

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Which program(s) are you interested in?

 DNP - Family Nurse Practitioner       DNP - Leadership