Bring care to the next level as a student in Ursuline’s DNP program. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is an advanced- level practice, terminal degree that focuses on the clinical aspects of nursing rather than academic research. The Breen School of Nursing DNP program emphasizes development of nurse leaders who use evidence-based practice for optimizing health care delivery through effective systems transformation. The curriculum for the DNP degree includes advanced practice, leadership and application of clinical research. Graduates with this terminal practice degree will be prepared for roles in direct care or indirect, systems- focused care.