The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at the University of Mobile is designed to prepare nurse leaders with advanced knowledge and skills with a focus on the Christian worldview.

Dr. Jessica Garner, DNP, FNP
Interim Graduate Chair, School of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post-Master (Online/On Campus)

1st Priority Deadline - April 1
2nd Priority Deadline - May 15

The student will be prepared to lead health care initiatives guided by evidence-based practice in any setting, from a small clinic to national health policy. The Doctor of Nursing Practice is offered as an online program with 3 on-campus intensives interspersed throughout the curriculum to enhance hands-on experience and networking with other leaders in nursing. Options for completion of the degree include the Post-Master to DNP track, and BSN to DNP track.

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 - Center for Excellence in Healthcare Practice offers state-of-the-art simulation labs
- Faculty are experienced health care professionals and educators who mentor students
- Work full time while earning a degree
-Online courses with 3 on-campus intensives


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“The University of Mobile DNP degree is a practice doctorate in nursing which prepares graduates to function at the highest level of nursing practice. Graduates of the DNP program focus on providing care with an emphasis on improving quality and access to underserved and diverse populations. Our DNP graduates acquire abilities and skills in advocating for reasonable evidence-based health regulations and practices, collaborative relationships, cultural competence, and partner with diverse groups to address health disparities.”  

Dr. Jessica Garner, DNP, FNP-C, CNE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
University of Mobile

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