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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Why Widener?

Superior Preparation

Widener prepares advanced practice registered nurses to design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based primary care disease management care and/or to organize multiple chronic conditions care for individuals and populations. 

Hybrid Course Delivery

Students benefit from taking courses in a hybrid course delivery format (both online and in person).

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Paula Gray


The leadership skills learned at Widener helped me to become involved in implementing practice changes in a primary care clinic. 

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Potential Careers

  • Nurse practitioners
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Faculty in APRN and DNP programs
  • Clinical services directors
  • Systems leaders

Recent Employers

  • Penn Medicine
  • Widener University
  • Wilmington University
  • Pennsylvania Hospital