Of Bellarmine students receive financial aid
of Graduates are working or in grad school within 6 months of graduation
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The healthcare field is rapidly changing and healthcare needs leaders. The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree is designed for nurses seeking a terminal degree in nursing practice who are interested in clinical leadership and nurse executive positions.
The DNP offers an alternative to research focused doctoral programs (i.e. Ph.D. programs). The Doctor of Nursing Practice at Bellarmine is available as a post-master’s program or as a BSN-DNP.
The curriculum includes courses in research and evidence-based practice, quality improvement and patient safety, clinical informatics, advanced statistics, health care economics and financing, and domestic and global health policy. In addition, all students
complete a practice immersion and residency experience, which culminates with the DNP project.
“I am forever grateful to Bellarmine University for the doctoral education I experienced while obtaining a Doctorate in Nursing Executive Practice. From the moment I reached out for information on the DNP program, Bellarmine
faculty and staff were extremely helpful and collaborative. The program is strategically structured and provides the doctoral student with the tool kit to be successful. Bellarmine truly sets the bar for academic excellence and
Pamela Missi, DNP '16;
Chief Nursing Officer
Nursing students enjoy many experiences on campus. The Bellarmine Association of Nursing Students (BANS) organizes, represents and mentors nursing students to convey professionalism in nursing practice, promote networking and serve the local community
through service projects.
The Galileo Learning Community is designed for first-year students interested in careers in health and medical sciences.
Sigma Theta Tau is an honor society for nursing.
Students also have the opportunity to study abroad.
Nursing students who qualify may participate in the Honors Program at Bellarmine.
Heather Owens, PhD, Assistant Professor and Chair, Graduate Studies in Nursing502.272.8101 or email@example.com
Julie Armstrong-Binnix, Assistant Dean of Graduate Admission502.272.8364, 800.274.4723 x8364 or