DNP Program Highlights
Approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, McNeese’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in advanced practice psychiatric mental health nursing program is a practice-based approach to prepare current advanced practice nurses to care for patients with psychiatric mental health needs.
Building on the knowledge and skills of a master’s degree in advanced practice nursing, DNP students will graduate prepared to deliver high-quality, evidence-informed and patient-centered care. With high demand for this degree across Southwest Louisiana and throughout the state, this degree is a great way to expand your skills and provide patients with a holistic and well-rounded healthcare experience.
Earn Your Degree While Working Full Time
Offered 50-99% online with minimal on-campus requirements, our three year continuous DNP program is geared towards current advanced practice nurses who are working full time. At the end of this course of study, candidates will graduate credentialed to sit for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner board certification examination.
At a Glance
Degree Type: Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)
Program Length: 3 years
Expand Your Practice
With high demand for DNPs across Southwest Louisiana and throughout the state, this degree is a great way to expand your practice and provide your current patients with greater access to more comprehensive healthcare, especially those in underserved areas or from underserved groups.
Programs Related to the Doctor of Nursing Practice
Not sure if the DNP program is for you? Check out these other graduate degree programs at McNeese and talk about your options with a recruiter.
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