Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

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Enroll in our online post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and take the next step in your nurse practitioner career through this practice-based doctorate. The DNP degree program is nine semesters with an accelerated 6-semester option available.

A Cooperative Advanced Nursing Practice DNP Degree Program

Our program brings together the highly respected aspects of programming at Goshen College and Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, Virginia).

The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program at Goshen College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. [Note: accredited as “Goshen College-Eastern Mennonite University DNP Consortium.”]

Why choose Goshen College?

Goshen College is a top-ranked private college with a global reputation for academic excellence. Our asynchronous DNP program offers the same high-quality nursing programming as is found in our bachelor’s and master’s in nursing programs.

We are committed to preparing competent and compassionate nurse practitioners who can meet the challenges of a rapidly changing healthcare landscape. Join us today and take the next step in your nursing career!

What Makes Our Advanced Practice Nursing Program Unique?

ONLINE & FLEXIBLE:

  • Participants will primarily work in their own timeframe (asynchronous course work) with some scheduled videoconference sessions to allow for direct interaction with classmates and faculty.

VALUES-BASED:

  • Rooted in the Anabaptist-Mennonite tradition of service, peacemaking, and community, this program prepares students to be a good steward of healthcare resources and lead within a dynamic healthcare system. This program emphasizes intercultural competency, servant leadership, and innovative problem-solving.

Practice-based doctorate at the forefront of health care

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is designed for those who wish to pursue careers as clinical experts, leaders in health care organizations, or faculty in nursing education programs.

Our program can help graduates pursue:

  • Clinical Expertise: Prepare to take on advanced positions such as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) or clinical nurse specialists.
  • Health Care Leadership: Develop the skills to lead health care organizations, direct patient care, nursing teams, and educational initiatives.
  • Nursing Education: Gain the knowledge and experience necessary to teach in a nurse practitioner program at the undergraduate or graduate level.

For nurse practitioners looking to improve patient safety, patient outcomes, gain the skills to lead change within their organizations, or prepare for teaching roles in nursing education, our Doctor of Nursing Practice program can help them achieve their goals.

Alumni Discount

Goshen College offers a 10% discount on tuition for post-baccalaureate programs to students that have earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree from Goshen College. Learn more at goshen.edu/discount

Get started today!

Apply online now to join our community of online learners. Do you have questions? Read our program FAQs.

 

What makes our program unique?

  • Online & Flexible:

    You will primarily work in your own timeframe (asynchronous course work) with some scheduled videoconference sessions to allow for direct interaction with classmates and faculty on both campuses, earning your degree from the institution you choose.

  • Values-based:

    Rooted in the Anabaptist-Mennonite tradition of service, peacemaking and community, this program prepares you to be a good steward of healthcare resources and lead within a dynamic healthcare system. This program emphasizes: intercultural competency, servant leadership and innovative problem-solving.

Get started today!

Apply online now to join our community of online learners. Questions? Read our program FAQs.

Goshen College offers a 10% discount on tuition for post-baccalaureate programs to students that have earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree from Goshen College. Learn more at goshen.edu/discount

 

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Faculty

Melody Cash

Professor of Nursing and Department Chair
DNP Co-Director (Eastern Mennonite University)

Jewel Yoder

Associate Professor of Nursing
Department Chair; Director of Baccalaureate Nursing Programs

Nancy Wyse

Nancy Wyse

Associate Professor of Nursing (Eastern Mennonite University)

Don Tyson

Associate Professor of Nursing (Eastern Mennonite University)

Beth Good

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Daniel Showalter

Daniel Showalter

Associate Professor of Mathematics (Eastern Mennonite University)

Paul Shetler Fast

Paul Shetler Fast

Affiliate Faculty of Public Health