DNP Programs in Louisiana (LA)

You do not have to leave the Bayou State in order to find DNP program to help advance your nursing career. You can earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice degree online or on campus in the historic city of New Orleans.

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Loyola University New Orleans
School of Nursing

Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing offers three different DNP programs:

  • a BSN to DNP track
  • an MSN to DNP track for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • an MSN to DNP track for Executive Leadership

The post-BSN track is designed to prepare students to be family nurse practitioners. Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an instituation accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE. They must have a 3.0 or higher GPA. And they must have an unencumbered RN license.

For both post-MSN tracks, applicants must have an Master of Science in Nursing from an institution accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE. The Nurse Practitioner track requires applicants to hold a license AND certification as a nurse practitioner in the area of Adult NP, Family NP, Gerontology NP, Pediatric NP, or Women’s Health NP. Applicants must also have a 3.2 or higher GPA on all graduate work.


Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education
Louisiana State Board of Nursing

Contact Information:

6363 St. Charles Avenue
Campus Box 45
New Orleans, 70118
(504) 865-3142