The California State University Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a practice-oriented doctorate designed for post-master's nurses seeking to develop advanced competencies for increasingly complex practice, faculty, and leadership roles in nursing. This program is not offered at CSUSM School of Nursing. For information about California State University campuses offering the DNP Programs, please go to: http://www.calstate.edu/dnp/why-csu-dnp/