Southeastern online doctor of nursing practice program among tops in nation


Friday, December 13, 2019
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s online doctor of nursing practice program has earned recognition as one of the top 50 programs in the nation by Southeastern was recognized for its online DNP for post-masters applicants and BSN-DNP applicants and was the only university in Louisiana to make the list, ranking higher than schools such as Baylor University, Duke University, and Florida State University.
     Southeastern earned its ranking based on student to faculty ratio, average graduate tuition rate, and specialization area of family nurse practitioner. The university was also recognized for the flexibility afforded to students to complete coursework while maintaining current employment.
     “We are thrilled our DNP nurse faculty have been recognized for their excellence in graduating advanced nurse practitioners and nurse leaders who provide high-quality population based care to people with chronic illnesses, improve access to care in underserved areas, and reduce costs of care,” said Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ann Carruth. “We are so proud of our School of Nursing in the work they do to meet the healthcare needs of this community and beyond.”
     Southeastern’s online doctor of nursing practice program offers coursework in ethics and healthcare policy, organizational and systems leadership, health assessment, and advanced pathophysiology.
     For more information on Southeastern’s online doctor of nursing program, contact the School of Nursing at
     The full ranking can be accessed at

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