Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree Program

Doctoral degree cost per semester credit hour.American Sentinel University offers an online Doctor of Nursing Practice program for nurse leaders seeking a practice-focused degree that will help them gain the credibility, management skills and industry knowledge they need in today’s rapidly changing health care environment. Our DNP degree program features the flexibility of online learning, experienced faculty with significant nursing leadership and educational experience, and a nationwide representation of students to learn and grow with.

Choose from two Online DNP Program Specializations

Doctor of Nursing Practice, educational leadership specialization – This specialization is for nurses holding an MSN, an unencumbered RN license and have a minimum of two years of full-time work experience in a leadership or faculty role in nursing education at a two- to four-year college/university or hospital/healthcare organization within the past five years.

Doctor of Nursing Practice, executive leadership specialization – For nursing managers who hold an master’s degree, BSN and an unencumbered RN license and have a minimum of two years full-time work experience in a nursing executive or management/leadership role within the last five years. Nurses in this specialization are not required to have/earn an MSN, so we offer three options:

  1. Nurses that have an MSN (immediate enrollment in the DNP program)
  2. Nurses that have a master’s in another discipline (e.g. MBA, MHA, MPH, or MEd) and want to earn an MSN and DNP
  3. Nurses that have a master’s in another discipline but do not want to earn an MSN, just a DNP