Doctor of Nursing Practice Program D.N.P.

The DNP degree is an innovative degree which prepares expert advanced practice nurses to be leaders in meeting the healthcare needs of the 21st century. The DNP program will focus on health policy, population health, informatics, business practices and clinical excellence as they pertain to improving quality healthcare. Transforming healthcare, especially for vulnerable populations, recognizes the critical need for Advanced Practice Nurses to develop skills to design, evaluate and continuously improve the context within which care is delivered. Molloy DNP graduates, armed with the additional knowledge, skills and acumen to translate research into practice, will be the leaders in effecting change with the goal of improving patient outcomes.

The Molloy College DNP Program builds upon the six existing Advanced Practice Roles: Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) 45 credits, Adult Gerontology Acute Care (AGACNP) 45 credits, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) 48 credits, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) 45 credits, Family Psychiatry Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (FPMHNP) 45 credits and Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist (A-CNS) 45 credits. The DNP program component consists of nine (9) core courses (27 credits) and four (4) clinical residency courses (10 credits), which include 500 clinical immersion hours.

Additional information: Graduate Degree Programs