Webinar Description

Nurses are at the forefront of change in the healthcare arena and a terminal degree in nursing is recommended to conduct original research and to make system level practice changes. This new degree option, the new Doctor of Nursing Practice/Doctor of Philosophy dual degree, combine both sets of competencies. Graduates will be prepared to conduct clinical research, teach, perform implementation science, impact national policy, and make high level system change.


  • Explain the conceptual need for a joint DNP/PhD Program
  • Describe the development process of this new program
  • Outline the implementation process and recommendations for the future

Pricing and CE Credit

This webinar is free to deans, faculty, staff and students from AACN member schools of nursing. All non-member audiences will be required to pay a $59 webinar fee. 
Continuing Education Credits
Eligible attendees may receive one continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hour for participating in this webinar. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is an accredited CNE-provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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