The University of Tampa’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program is designed for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) living in Florida. This convenient, online program consists of 30 credit hours spread over six semesters.  

With a focus on real-world relevancy, the program prepares DNP students to design, implement and evaluate evidence-based disease management care and to coordinate acute and chronic illness care for individuals and populations. 

The program’s online format, with only three required visits to campus, allows students to continue their full-time careers in their clinical practice. UT nursing faculty are respected researchers and practitioners, and are committed to students’ educational mastery and career advancement.

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Doctorate-prepared nurses are increasingly in demand. UT’s DNP graduates gain:  

  • Advanced health policy and management skills
  • Expert clinical practice skills
  • Improved leadership capacity
  • New tools in evidence-based disease management
  • Preparation for academic careers

Advanced-level coursework includes:

  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Healthy Policy and Advocacy
  • Health Care Leadership and Management
  • Genomics
  • Health Care Informatics and Information Systems
  • Research Translation 

Contact Information 

Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies 
The University of Tampa
401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Box F 
Tampa, FL 33606-1490

Phone: (813) 258-7409
Fax: (813) 259-5403

The program is pending approval by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).