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Improve health care systems and patient outcomes with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston.

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Nurse Practitioner/CNS and Nurse Anesthesia Tracks 

Students who have earned Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degrees and certification as nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, or nurse anesthetists may attain their highest level of practice-focused education through our Post-master’s DNP option.

Learn from the Best

Our outstanding faculty apply extensive expertise as nurses and leaders to the prepare the next generation of clinical scholars to apply evidence-based practices to real-world patient care and health systems. Your faculty advisor will guide you to achieve your academic goals.



Affordable DNP Program

Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston offers one of the most affordable and highest quality DNP programs in Texas. We also offer academic and need-based scholarships, including some available specifically to doctoral students.

Flexible DNP Program

Our DNP program is designed to fit the busy schedules of working nurses.  Most course work is online, but students get to know our outstanding faculty members and their classmates face to face



Exceptional Interprofessional Collaboration

Cizik School of Nursing gives DNP students the opportunity to work with health-professions peers in UTHealth Houston’s five other schools and to collaborate with health systems within the world-famous Texas Medical Center and throughout the state.

Step up to a DNP

Advance your career with a practice doctorate from Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston. We are here to help you get started.


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