Post-Master’s DNP – Executive Weekend Model

Academics & Admissions

The Post-Master’s DNP Practice (Executive Weekend Model) program combines advanced practice and leadership content with a focus on quality care and cultural competency skills.

Program Overview

Application deadline has been extended until July 15th for fall 2024

Fall deadline

April 15th deadline for Fall admission

Credits and hours

36 credits

At Rutgers School of Nursing, we prepare you to provide high-level, evidence-based nursing care across diverse settings and systems. Through our program, you’ll gain the knowledge base and skill mix needed to work within interdisciplinary teams, achieving quality care health care goals, and reducing disparities.

Student testimonial

The DNP program helped me understand health systems even more and enhanced my knowledge to improve nursing practice and patient outcomes. The program will position me to take a leadership role in patient safety and develop ways to create a safe environment for patients.

Soledad G. Dela Merced, ’19

With our curriculum, you won’t have to choose between commitments — you can pursue your degree at our Newark campus while maintaining your home and work responsibilities.

Become an expert clinician or leader in your practice today.

Meet the Specialty Director

Laura A. Mularz, DNP, MSN, RN, APN, ACNS-BC, NE-BC, CRRN is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Specialty Director for the Nursing Leadership Specialty Track within the Advanced Practice Division. Dr. Mularz is a transformational leader who focuses on data-driven decision-making and nurse mentoring.