Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
SPU Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program prepares nurse leaders for advanced practice roles with the highest level of competence to meet the changing demands of our current and future healthcare environment. The School of Health Sciences offers the following specialty pathways within the DNP program:
Master of Science in Nursing program
If you’re a nurse who’s ready to advance your education, leadership, and clinical expertise, consider pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing degree. The School of Health Sciences offers the following specialty pathways within the MSN program:
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At SPU, you’ll find a graduate program that’s considered among the best in the region. You’ll also find faculty members who are clinical experts and devoted to teaching. We recognize that obtaining your graduate degree isn’t easy. But we are committed to your success through personal, individual attention and relationship-centered learning. DNP courses are scheduled one full day each week, and MSN courses are scheduled weeknights to facilitate your continued clinical practice while in school. Our faculty members will match you with preceptors and clinical sites to give you the greatest breadth of experience.
If you’re a practicing associate degree-trained registered nurse, SPU also offers you the opportunity to progress seamlessly to complete a master’s degree in Nursing. This program allows you to expand your career by developing advanced leadership and care management skills.
The graduate program integrates content delineated by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing in its publications The Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing and The Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice to provide quality scholarship.
The master’s degrees in nursing and post-graduate APRN Certificate at Seattle Pacific University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Doctor of Nursing Practice program will seek CCNE approval, per guidelines, when eligible.