Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Admissions Information

To meet the increasing complexity of our health care environment, the Institute of Medicine calls for health care to reduce the burden of illness, injury and disability for our nation. Improvement strategies include the provision of care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) blends clinical, organizational, economic and leadership skills to prepare nurses at the highest level to lead health care innovation and influence policy. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) DNP graduate will be prepared to lead interprofessional teams to identify, implement and evaluate innovative health care models to address improving quality outcomes for individuals, families, and populations.