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Doctor of Nursing Practice Online

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The doctor of nursing practice program at The University of Toledo is designed to take advanced practice nurses and nurse leaders to the highest level of clinical practice in order to meet the increasing complexities and challenges of the nation's healthcare environment.

Nursing goes beyond treating the patient. Advanced degrees are the pathways to leadership, clinical and academic positions. The College of Nursing’s faculty members are at the forefront of nursing education. As practitioners, scholars, and educators, the faculty is a skilled and passionate resource for students as they strive to become the best in the field.  

The degree is designed to meet the increased complexities and demands of today’s healthcare environment by elevating the clinical practice of nationally certified advanced practice nurses and nurse administrators.


The University of Toledo is a 4 year, public, regionally accredited university that has been serving students since 1872. With convenient online classes, expert faculty, as well as affordable tuition, UToledo’s College of Nursing is the perfect environment for you to pursue an advanced degree and open the door to expanded career opportunities. UToledo also has many resources that a large institution offers such as; eTutoring, IT Help Desk, and eLibrary.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at The University of Toledo is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education  ( Additionally, the master’s degree program in nursing, the doctor of nursing practice program and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at The University of Toledo are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (


In the Doctor of Nursing Practice online program at the University of Toledo, students translate nursing research into evidence-based practice in order to provide the best possible outcomes for patient populations. Students also develop the leadership and organizational skills necessary to improve quality of care through effective policies, procedures, and best practices. 

    • Students are admitted fall semester only
    • Part or full-time plan of study, classes available online only


According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the total need for additional nurses will exceed 1.09 million by 2024.

Increased demand for nursing professionals at all levels is due to our nation’s evolving healthcare environment, healthcare technology, and a greater focus on the quality of life for aging adults.

Explore employment statistics in the field of nursing to learn more.

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Last Updated: 8/5/21