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

The April 15th graduate program application deadline has been extended to July 15th. Apply now to start your program in fall 2021.

Fall deadline

April 15th deadline extended to July 15th for fall admission

Credits and hours

39 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.

Amita Avadhani

Meet the Specialty Director

Dr. Amita Avadhani is an Associate Professor and the Interim Specialty Director for Adult Gerontology Acute Care Program. Her research Interests are: Infectious Diseases, Critical Care, End of Life Care, and Quality of Work Life.