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Nursing (DNP)

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program offers two concentrations: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care and Family-Individual Across the Lifespan Primary Care. Both concentrations prepare graduates to provide primary care to individuals. The student is prepared to provide direct primary care through participation in primary care specialty courses that emphasize health promotion and disease prevention. Core courses in the program prepare the graduate to provide primary care within the broader context in which individual clients exist, including family, community, and related environments. View Curriculum.

Students are provided with a wide variety of clinical experiences. Read more.

Why Us?

  • Temple University is part of a diverse community
  • DNP Program resides in the College of Public Health
  • Hybrid course offerings – online and in person
  • Faculty and organization mentors work with students to develop a final scholarly project (DNP Project)
  • Focus on system and organization change
  • Strong leadership and advocacy focus
  • Certificate in Higher Education included in coursework

Post-BSN DNP Concentration

The Post-BSN Concentration prepares graduates as primary care providers in one of two emphases. The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Concentration is a 58-credit curriculum that prepares graduates to provide primary care to all adults, including the elderly. The Family-Individual Across Lifespan Concentration is a 62-credit curriculum that prepare graduates to provide primary care to all age groups, from infants to the elderly. Curriculum Sequence for part-time and full-time

Concentration for Advanced Practice Nurses

The Post-MSN Concentration is tailored to the needs of certified, advanced practice nurses, including nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. This 30-credit curriculum provides certified advanced practice registered nurses with the toolkit necessary for engaging in evidence-based, scholarly clinical practice. Curriculum Sequence

Due to University Policy, the Nursing department does NOT evaluate the number of credits transferred into our programs until AFTER admission to the University. If you need more information please use the following link as a resource,

The Doctor of Nursing Practice at Temple University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( through 2027.