Dual Degree: DNP/MPH

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master’s in Public Health (MPH) Dual Degree Program

A powerful combination

The DNP/MPH dual degree program allows nursing students to bridge the knowledge of two caring disciplines: nursing and public health.

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As a DNP/MPH, you will create and implement evidenced-based interventions to provide quality care that improves the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, and populations.

You will learn how to effectively address public health policy problems and influence policy-makers to make change at all levels. Population-based solutions are increasingly critical during this time of great healthcare reform.

You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to navigate the complex relationship between nursing practice and public health delivery system.

Curriculum features

  • For DNP students, the dual degree can be completed with two additional semesters of study
  • DNP student choose up to 12 credits of public health elective classes to complement their DNP program curriculum
  • The DNP scholarly project may meet curriculum requirements for both programs

Because 14 nursing credits transfer to the Master’s in Public Health (with approval), the dual degree saves time and money.

Application deadlines

  • April 1 for summer semester admission
  • August 1 for fall semester admission
  • December 1 for spring semester admission

Cost

For DNP students, the dual degree can be completed with two additional semesters of study (approximately $11,000 in tuition per semester).

Because 14 nursing credits transfer to the Master of Public Health (with approval) the dual degree saves time and money.

    Contact us

    Prospective DNP Students:

    George Sakkal, Doctoral Programs Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator
    612-625-7980
    ProspectiveDNP@umn.edu

     

    Current DNP Students:

    Alicia George
    Academic Advisor
    612-624-3108
    albe0138@umn.edu