Recognizing the increasing complexity of our nation’s health care environment, Nursing@Simmons is offering an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program for board-certified APRNs who have earned their MSN. The Nursing@Simmons online DNP program integrates evidence-based practice with strong analytical and leadership principles to prepare nurses for the highest level of professional nursing practice.
The post-master’s online DNP program prepares APRNs to advance their clinical practice through the implementation of evidence-based research. DNP-prepared nurses become leaders in a variety of health care settings, transform health care systems and policies, and improve outcomes for patients and communities.
DNP Learning Outcomes
The Nursing@Simmons online DNP program prepares students to:
Become leaders in organizations and health care systems and promote secure and efficient health care delivery to individuals and populations
Conduct practice-based research
Use informatics, data, and technology to improve processes and implement change in health care systems
Design and apply policies that affect health care financing, safety, quality, practice regulation, access to care, and efficacy of care
Collaborate with professionals and teams across disciplines to improve health outcomes for patients and populations
Create and establish evidence-based interventions that enhance population health and clinical prevention
Earn Your DNP Online
Empowering and educating nurses since 1902, Simmons College offers an online doctoral program for board-certified APRNs who have earned their MSN. Nursing@Simmons is designed to bring the Simmons on-campus experience to you through a dynamic, virtual platform.
As a Nursing@Simmons student, you will:
Enjoy live, face-to-face online classes with esteemed faculty members and peers from across the country
Balance your personal commitments with your education by enrolling on a part-time basis
Access your coursework 24/7 — at home or on the go — with our integrated mobile app
Learn in an intimate classroom environment with approximately 15 students per class
Have professional networking opportunities during the required immersion weekend(s) on the Simmons College campus in Boston, Massachusetts