DNP Program

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Bloomsburg University's Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program prepares nurse leaders to apply advanced practice skills at the highest level of clinical practice. Students will be prepared to assume a higher level of responsibility and leadership in nursing and health care, with the ultimate goal of improving the health care delivery system of the nation.

The focus of the program is practice-oriented investigation in the clinical setting emphasizing health education, leadership, research application, and analysis of health care outcomes. The program will prepare advance practice nurses as clinical scholars skilled in patient centered care, intra-professional collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, policy advocacy, and improved use of informatics and technology.

Programs Options

There are two graduate level options for earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.). Choose from the menu links at the top of the page to explore programs.

  • Post Masters DNP — This post-MSN program is for advanced practice nurses consists of 33 credits over two years and is offered online.
  • Nurse Anesthesia BSN – DNP — This option is designed to prepare nurses as a certified registered nurse anesthetist.


CCNE Accreditation

DNP Program CCNE Accreditation

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Bloomsburg University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.