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:
Curriculum Delivery Method: Hybrid (on-ground and on-line)
Tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult / Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Nurse Midwife (CNM) , 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. On-line 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.