College Detail

Name of University: Alvernia University
Contact Name: Ann Kriebel-Gasparro, DrNP, MSN, FNP, GNP, Director, DNP Program
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 610-796-8296
Street Address: 400 Saint Bernadine St Nursing Suite
City: Reading
State: Pennsylvania
Zip: 19607
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
Additional information:

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.