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Board of Governors Approves DNP Curriculum for the SON

February 8, 2013 | In Dean Kristen Swanson, Education, Faculty, News, Students Tags:

UPDATE: Please read the DNP FAQ to learn about our DNP Program, Application Requirements, and find out who is eligible to apply now. Please click here.

In a letter to the SON community, Dean Kristen Swanson announced that the SON will be adding a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree to the school’s educational program. The following message was sent to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the SON:

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SON DNP program in planning phase

November 15, 2012 | In Dean Kristen Swanson, Education, Faculty, News, Students Tags:

The School of Nursing has requested permission from the UNC System General Administration and the Board of Governors to establish a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. Graduates of the DNP program will be prepared for careers as health care practitioners, nursing administrators and executives, and clinical faculty members. 

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