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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Penn Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) prepares advanced practice nurses to take their careers to the next level. Graduates build on their education and experience to become innovative health care leaders at the top of their fields, improving health around the world through policy, practice, and research.

University of Penn School of Nursing fall 2011Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice

Our Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice degree is a comprehensive program that allows Master’s prepared nurses from all program specialties to enhance their clinical and leadership experience. 

Our renowned faculty, combined with our deep connection to the broader Philadelphia community and its world-class medical facilities, provide you with the practice experience and skill to lead and excel no matter your specialty.   

DNP for Nurse Anesthesia

In addition to our post-master’s DNP program, we also have a post-BSN entry  DNP program for Nurse Anesthetists (DNP-NA). This program is designed to prepare graduates for the full scope of nurse anesthesia practice in diverse clinical settings.


How to apply

For details on our DNP and DNP-NA application processes, see the Admissions section.