Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Why a Wayne State DNP?

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program prepares nurses at an advanced level of nursing practice and evidence-based science, emphasizing the development of the student's capacity to impact the clinical setting as a leader and educator, and to use clinical research to improve and transform health care, with a focus on urban populations. 

Clinical specialties


Director of Advanced Practice and Graduate Certificate Programs

Leanne Nantais-Smith PhD, RN, NNP-BC

Academic Services Officer

Alicia Scheerhorn, MBA: MSN, DNP, PhD and Graduate Certificate students