It is anticipated that the demand for the DNP/MPH will grow along with changes in national health care law and health policies. DNP graduates are one of the solutions as the need increases to improve health outcomes and care for people with complex, chronic conditions.
DNP graduates hold the highest nursing practice degree and are equipped to evaluate systems, utilize research, and lead changes in protocol, practice, and health care policies in a range of systems and settings. Graduates of the DNP program are prepared to create and lead new models of care delivery for communities locally, across the nation, and around the world. DNP graduates are currently employed in the state and federal government, private practice, nonprofits, and industry positions. These job placements show the powerful combination of skills and knowledge in public health and nursing.
The dual degree option is an excellent opportunity for you to bridge the knowledge of prevention science, skills, and professional training of these synergistic fields.