TTUHSC - Doctorate Programs

Texas Tech University Health Science Center

Program Descriptions:

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is a professional doctorate designed to prepare nurses for the highest level of practice in a complex healthcare environment. In this time of major healthcare reform and concerns about the quality and safety of care, the DNP prepared nurse will be leading the way to promote improved quality, safety and access to healthcare for people across our state and nation. The purpose of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program is to provide a rigorous education to prepare clinical scholars who translate science to improve population health through expert leadership that powers innovation in health care for West Texas, the state, and the nation. 

BSN-DNP Family Nurse Practitioner: Nurses with the BSN degree can apply to the BSN-DNP program and move directly from a BSN degree to the DNP degree for the Family Nurse Practitioner track. This BSN-DNP program is a combination of online and face-to-face courses and supervised clinical experiences and will meet all educational standards.

BSN-DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: Nurses with the BSN degree can apply to the BSN-DNP program and move directly from a BSN degree to the DNP degree for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track. This BSN-DNP program is a combination of online and face-to-face courses and supervised clinical experiences and will meet all educational standards.

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