- DNP PROGRAMS
|Name of University:||Alvernia University|
|Contact Name:||Ann Kriebel-Gasparro, DrNP, MSN, FNP, GNP, Director, DNP Program|
|Street Address:||400 Saint Bernadine St Nursing Suite|
|Year of First Graduating Class:||2020|
|Number of Students per Annual Cohort:||10|
|Post MSN Credit Hours:||35|
|BSN to DNP Credit Hours:||NA|
|Curriculum Delivery Method:||Hybrid (on-ground and on-line)|
|Tracks:||Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult / Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist|
Alvernia's on-line Post-Master’s DNP Program is designed for professional nurses practicing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), including Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Certified Nurse-Midwives, and all Certified Nurse Practitioners. Online courses are designed for working APRNs and the DNP can be completed over 2 years (35 credits).
The DNP Clinical Leadership Program offers theory, research, and clinical leadership practicums culminating in a DNP scholarly project. Courses offered in the DNP Clinical Leadership Program are taught online with 3-4 weekend on-campus residencies required for 4 courses. Faculty work with DNP students to provide expert assistance with the scholarly project, which can be completed at the APRN\'s home state.