Azusa Pacific University

Doctors of Nursing Program Listing

Azusa Pacific University
School of Nursing PO Box 7000
Azusa, CA 91702
Year of First Graduating Class: 2014
Number of Students per Annual Cohort: 15
Post MSN hours required: 39
BSN to DNP hours required: N/A
Curriculum Delivery: On-ground only
Comments: The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program offers doctoral-level studies in a clinically-focused learning environment. The DNP prepares advanced practice nurses to bring the highest level of clinical expertise to patients, nursing students, healthcare systems, health policy formation, and clinical research. DNP prepared nurses will contribute to the body of nursing knowledge and the practice of nursing to improve health care globally.

Azusa Pacific University held its place for the fourth year in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2012 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 170 in the National Universities category. APU was also ranked No. 16 in the Up-and-Coming Schools Category by U.S.News. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 121 institutions in the 2012 Best Colleges in the West for the sixth consecutive year, and Forbes named APU No. 322 on a list of 650 colleges that represent the top 20 percent of all undergraduate institutions.

Contacts: Program Coordinator, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program: Debbie Marshall
(626) 815-6000, Ext. 5216
dmarshall@apu.eduDirector, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program: Rhoberta Haley, PhD, RN, RNP
(626) 815-6000, Ext. 5532