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Abigail T. Wernicki
Director of Graduate Admissions
DeSales University

Gambet 246
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034
Tel: 610.282.1100 x1768

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Laurie Rubio
610-282-1100, x1664

The DNP degree at DeSales University advances your expertise as a master's level nurse in specialized areas by integrating nursing science and the best practices from other disciplines.

The DeSales DNP is available in three different track options:

The DNP Program is Fast and Flexible

All degree requirements can be met within a seven-semester timeframe, with an additional five semesters required for the MBA option. DeSales is proud to offer the first —  and only — DNP program in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania area. 

Hybrid or online format available.

Continue working while pursuing doctoral study.

Maintain your certification credential while progressing through the DNP program.

Study full-time and still meet your other responsibilities.  

Did you know?

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) recommends that all Advanced Practice Nurses earn their DNP starting in 2015. 

Doctorally-prepared Advanced Practice Nurses from the DeSales DNP Program will be prepared with the competencies for advanced practice nurses to affect health outcomes in the complex and dynamic health care delivery system.

DNP News

  • Cohort forming now:
    Starts August 2015
  • Application deadline:
    April 15, 2015

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