MU DNP Students and Faculty
Seated: Dr. Cathy Kopac, Marjorie Jones, Bonnie Parker, Susannah Wargo, and Daphne Jenkins. Standing: Dr. Rosemarie Berman, Dhaya Muthiah, Prof. Maggie Venzke, Prof. Karen Benson, Blandine Augustin, Sabrina Beroz, Stephanie Stavish, Cheryl Sawyers, Kathy Richardson, Dr. Barbara Cohoon, Theresa Pechaty, Andrea Hagan, and Dr. Jane Renfro.
Marymount University offers the highest credential in nursing practice, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) This degree is available to those with a B.S.N. or non-clinical M.S.N. as well as those with a clinical M.S.N.
Marymount’s D.N.P. will position nurses to meet the increasing demands of the nation’s health care system as it serves a growing and aging population, preparing them to deliver the highest level of nursing practice. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has recommended that by the year 2015 all advanced-practice nurses be prepared at the doctoral level.
Marymount's program, which is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), is practice-focused, innovative, evidence-based, and reflects the application of credible research findings. Graduates of Marymount’s program will gain the highest level of scientific knowledge, be prepared to influence health care policy, and be ready to act as change agents and professional leaders within their organizations and in the field.
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Marymount's D.N.P. program is designed for working nurses. It is a part-time program that enrolls new students in the fall semester only.
The program's campus-based format allows students full access to Marymount’s expert faculty and prestigious clinical resources.
MU's Doctor of Nursing Preactice program is accredited by the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).