Office of Assessment, Accreditation, and Academic Program Planning

UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


The DNP program prepares graduates for the following:

  1. Practice as advanced practice registered nurses to advance the discipline and nursing profession through clinical practice.
  2. Assume leadership roles in the delivery of optimal healthcare.
  3. Appraise evidence to improve nursing practice and healthcare outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

Nursing Knowledge and Skills Learning Outcome
DNP students will apply an advanced body of knowledge and skills in nursing practice to diverse individuals across the lifespan in a variety of settings to promote health.

Nursing Inquiry Learning Outcome
DNP students will analyze evidence that may be applied in nursing practice to promote high quality safe and effective care.

Nursing Practice Learning Outcome
Practice as an advanced practice nurse to promote the well-being of individuals, families, groups, and communities in a variety of settings.

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