Lead as a Doctor of Nursing Practice

Maryville University offers two paths to earn your Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) online. You can complete our online DNP in as few as 20 months or our online DNP-NP in as few as 36 months. The DNP-NP allows you to attain your DNP while also providing a pathway to prepare you for nurse practitioner certification in one of five specialty areas: FNP, PNP, AGACNP, AGPCNP, PMHNP.

Both programs are designed to prepare active nurses to become strong leaders who will transform today’s health care system and advance the nursing profession. Our choices provide flexible options to earn the terminal degree that helps you advance your skills, further your research, and promote your quality of care.

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission — HLC

Forbes America's Top Colleges 2017

Ranked among “America’s Top Colleges” — Forbes, 2017

Kiplinger's Best College Values

Ranked among the best values in private colleges
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, 2018

CCNE Accredited

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education — CCNE