Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

Our joint doctoral program is a post-master's degree program with California State University, Fresno and San Jose State University referred to as the CSU Northern California Consortium Doctor of Nursing Practice. Our program is approved by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at SJSU is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

 

Mission

Our mission is to prepare promising nursing leaders, advanced practice clinicians, and nursing faculty with high leadership potential to examine critically current healthcare practices and policies from a broad theoretical and practical perspective, and to formulate clinical, administrative, and instructionally effective leadership approaches that can improve the quality of healthcare throughout the state.

Patty McQueen - DNP Class of 2014

 

Vision

Our vision is to be an exceptional advanced nursing degree program that will prepare nurses at a doctoral level to lead health care change, serve as nursing faculty, and advance health throughout California's communities. Our graduates will serve as stewards of the nursing discipline and work collaboratively with other disciplines to improve the health care systems in our community.

 

 


 Information Sessions

Join us to learn more about the program and meet with DNP Leadership, faculty, alumni and students. No RSVP required unless noted.  Would you like to host a session? If you have 6 or more interested colleagues, we would be happy to schedule a session at your campus or employer site. For details, please email: ruth.rosenblum@sjsu.edu

 

Month Date and Location in Fresno area Date and Location in San Jose area

 July

 No Sessions Scheduled

 Complete an Information Request Form

 No Sessions Scheduled

 Complete an Information Request Form

 Aug

 No Sessions Scheduled

 Complete an Information Request Form

 No Sessions Scheduled

 Complete an Information Request Form

 
 Sept

 Thursday, September 22, 2016

 6:30-7:30pm

 Fresno State 

 Mclane Hall Room # 193 or Dial-In

 Conference Call Dial-in number - 559-278-9200

 Participant code #426496

 Thursday, September 8, 2016

 6:30-7:30pm

 San Jose State University

 Health Building - Room 301E or Dial-In

 To Register for Dial-In

 1. Go to Webex Training Center to register

 2. Search "DNP" or select the "Upcoming" tab

 3. Select "Register" and follow the instructions

 Oct

 Tuesday, October 25, 2016 

 6:30-7:30pm

 Fresno State

 Mclane Hall Room # 193 or Dial-In

 Conference Call Dial-in number - 559-278-9200

 Participant code #426496

 Thursday, October 6, 2016

 6:30-7:30pm

 San Jose State University

 Health Building - Room 301E or Dial-In

 To Register for Dial-In

 1. Go to Webex Training Center to register

 2. Search "DNP" or select the "Upcoming" tab

 3. Select "Register" and follow the instructions

 Nov

 Thursday, November 17, 2016

 6:30-7:30pm

 Fresno State

 Mclane Hall Room # 193 or Dial-In

 Conference Call Dial-in number - 559-278-9200

 Participant code #426496

 Thursday, November 8, 2016

 6:30-7:30pm

 San Jose State University

 Health Building - Room 301E or Dial-In

 To Register for Dial-In

 1. Go to Webex Training Center to register

 2. Search "DNP" or select the "Upcoming" tab

 3. Select "Register" and follow the instructions

 Dec

 Wednesday, December 14, 2016

 6:30-7:30pm

 Fresno State

 Mclane Hall Room # 193 or Dial-In

 Conference Call Dial-in number - 559-278-9200

 Participant code #426496

 Thursday, December 1, 2016

 6:30-7:30pm

 San Jose State University

 Health Building - Room 301E or Dial-In

 To Register for Dial-In

 1. Go to Webex Training Center to register

 2. Search "DNP" or select the "Upcoming" tab

 3. Select "Register" and follow the instructions

 Jan

 Tuesday, January 17, 2017

 Time & location TBA

 No Sessions Scheduled 

 Complete an Information Request Form
 

 Feb

 Thursday, February 9, 2017

 Time & location TBA 

 Tuesday, February 24, 2017

  Time & location TBA 

 March

 Wednesday, March 8, 2017

 Time & location TBA 

 Tuesday, March 21, 2017

 Time & location TBA 

 April

 Thursday, April 20, 2017

 Time & location TBA 

 Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Time & location TBA

 

Oral Defenses 2016

The oral defenses for our 3rd graduating DNP class of 2016 were held April 6th at Fresno State and April 8th at SJSU. The doctoral projects are now available on SJSU ScholarWorks

Oral Defenses 

 

Oral Defenses 2015

The oral defenses of our 2nd graduating DNP class of 2015 were held April 8th at Fresno State and April 10th at SJSU. The doctoral projects are now available on SJSU ScholarWorks

DNP Class of 2015

 

Oral Defenses 2014

We were proud to host the oral defenses of our inaugural DNP Class of 2014. The doctoral projects are now available on SJSU ScholarWorks

DNP Class of 2014 - Hooding Ceremony May 2014