Welcome to the CSU DNP Program
What is the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree?
The DNP is a practice-oriented doctorate, such as the Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Medicine (MD), or Doctor of Physical Therapy, in contrast to the research-oriented PhD. The DNP prepares graduates for increasingly complex practice, faculty, and leadership roles in nursing.
CSU DNP Program
The Doctor of Nursing Practice Program is offered through a Consortium of the Schools of Nursing at California State University, Fullerton, Long Beach and Los Angeles . This is a post master's DNP program. You must have a master's degree to be considered.
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This is a post master's DNP program. You must have a master's degree to be considered. If you have a master's degree, or are currently enrolled in a master's degree program, please join our interest list . If you are interested in a master's program, please visit the websites of our consortium schools for more information.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice at the Southern California CSU DNP Consortium is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Additionally, each member school of the Southern California CSU DNP Consortium is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and each of their existing nursing programs is accredited by CCNE.