Nursing, D.N.P.



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The UNC Greensboro offers a graduate program leading to a Doctor of Nursing (DNP) degree. There are three options for a DNP degree: the Nurse Anesthesia Concentration, Post-Master’s Concentration, and the Adult/Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration (AGPCNP). The Nurse Anesthesia Concentration prepares students to deliver high-quality safe anesthesia care to patients across the lifespan in a wide variety of clinical settings. The Post-Master’s Concentration gives students the opportunity to address quality improvement and evaluate strategies to improve efficiencies and outcomes. The AGPCNP Concentrations prepares graduates to provide quality primary care and advanced clinical skills to optimize health outcomes for adults from adolescence to end of life.

Program Distinctions

  • The UNCG nurse anesthesia concentration is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • The School of Nursing is recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center for Excellence in Nursing Education.
  • Graduates become leaders in the profession.
  • Faculty are engaged in active practice.
  • State-of-the-art classroom and simulation spaces.

The Student Experience

  • Small classes taught by nationally recognized faculty.
  • Students experience real-world and simulated clinicals. 
  • Access to multiple state-of-the-art simulation facilities customized for specific specialties.

After Graduation

  • Graduates are employed in metropolitan and rural hospitals, outpatient surgical centers, and office-based settings.
  • Graduates serve as mentors and preceptors to other graduate students.

Program Details

Degree Type: Doctoral

College/School: School of Nursing

Program Type: Majors & Concentrations

Class Type: In Person,Online

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Dr. Wanda Williams
UNCG School of Nursing