Frequently asked questions about the DNP program

  • Am I eligible for financial aid or scholarships as a DNP student?

  • Are DNP graduates able to assume roles as educators in schools of nursing?

  • Can I enroll part-time?

  • Does DeSales accept transfer credit?

  • How does the hybrid classroom model work?

  • How does the Scholarly Project differ from the traditional Ph.D. dissertation?

  • How many clinical hours must be obtained to complete the DNP degree at DeSales?

  • What is the difference between a PhD and a DNP degree?

  • When does the program begin?

  • When is the application deadline?

  • Who will hire me once I obtain a DNP?

  • Will I be able to remain employed in my current position?

  • Will I need to travel to DeSales at any point?


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