The School Nurse Licensure Program at Ashland University is an online graduate-level program approved by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Board of Regents. It meets all Ohio standards for School Nurse educational programs and recognizes the ANA/NASN Scope and Standards of Practice for School Nursing (second ed., 2011)
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a practice-focused degree that prepares nurses to function at the highest level of practice for the current health care environment based on a strong scientific foundation for practice. Emphasis is on evidence-based practice, leadership, cultural competence, organizational analysis, and policy. Students prepare for primary care roles as nurse practitioners.