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Become a Healthcare Change Agent With Nursing Doctoral Programs at Walden

You want to play a bigger role in healthcare’s transformation. Walden’s doctoral nursing programs can help you find your voice and grow as a healthcare leader. Build the knowledge and skills to improve nursing practice and patient care—all while continuing to work full time.

As the leader in doctoral nursing education,¹ we understand the needs of busy nurses. Every aspect of our nursing programs is designed to bolster your confidence and your academic success. This includes the Doctoral Degree Coach™, our proprietary tool that lets you track your doctoral milestones and get access to the support you require along the way.

Doctoral Nursing Programs

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

With an online DNP from Walden, you’ll be ready to unlock new career opportunities and play a bigger role in transforming healthcare.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Nursing

Bridge Option for Students With a DNP

    Specialization

If you already have a DNP degree, Walden’s DNP to PhD in Nursing Bridge Option can offer you a shorter path to PhD completion.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
Learn more about Bridge Option for Students With a DNP
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

    Nurse Practitioner

Train to diagnose and treat patients 13 and older with complex acute and unstable chronic medical conditions with our DNP-AGACNP specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Nursing

Healthcare Administration

    Specialization

Explore healthcare topics such as governance, public policy, and strategic planning in our PhD in Nursing Healthcare Administration specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
Learn more about Healthcare Administration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

    Nurse Practitioner

Provide complete, preventive, and continuous healthcare from adolescence to older adulthood with our DNP-AGPCNP specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care

    Nurse Practitioner

Manage the health of the youngest patient populations with Walden’s DNP specialization in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) Primary Care.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
Learn more about Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
PhD in Nursing

Education

    Specialization

Walden’s online PhD nursing education specialization equips you with the expertise to promote excellence in nursing education.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Executive Leadership

    Specialty Practice

Gain the knowledge and confidence to lead significant, sustainable healthcare improvement with Walden’s DNP leadership program.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

    Nurse Practitioner

In Walden’s online DNP-FNP program, you’ll learn from practicing FNPs as you explore how to assess, diagnose, and treat patients of all ages.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Nursing

Interdisciplinary Health

    Specialization

Design a focus area that reflects your professional goals and interests with Walden’s PhD in Nursing Interdisciplinary Health specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Nursing

Population Health

    Specialization

Develop leadership and advanced population-health nursing skills in community-based assessment, program planning, interventions, and outcomes.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
Learn more about Population Health
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

    Nurse Practitioner

Provide care to patients with mental health disorders and illnesses in Walden’s DNP Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Nursing

Leadership

    Specialization

With the PhD in Nursing Leadership specialization, you’ll build key leadership competencies that empower you to drive change in your organization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
Learn more about Leadership

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