Doctor of Nursing Practice
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is designed to prepare nurses at the highest level of practice for the current, complex health care environment. An evidence-based clinical approach emphasizes the prevention, assessment, and treatment of complex health issues in the adult and elderly population.
Online: Low Residency at Monrovia
Entry-Level Master’s in Nursing (ELM)
The Entry-Level Master’s in Nursing (ELM) program is designed for students who hold baccalaureate or higher degrees in other disciplines, but want to pursue bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing. The program provides students an intensive sequence of pre- and postlicensure study that enables them to become registered nurses (RNs) and receive a BSN, and also leads to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree with a clinical specialty.
LVN to BSN
The LVN to BSN program at Azusa Pacific University caters to working licensed nurses who want to further their skills and become leaders in the field. Students can complete the program in just two years, studying alongside a cohort of peers.
Master of Public Health (MPH)
The MPH degree prepares students to be leaders in public health and increase wellness in various populations.
The PhD in Nursing is a research-based program designed to prepare graduates for a life of scholarship and teaching. Graduates become nurse scholars, educators, and researchers prepared to pursue systematic research inquiry to improve the health of society and train the future generation of nurse clinicians and academicians.
This program offers the following areas of study: Health of the Family and the Community and International Health.
Oncology Nurse Practitioner Certificate
The Oncology Nurse Practitioner Certificate equips licensed nurse practitioners with the training and knowledge needed to offer advanced care for cancer patients across the illness span, focusing on supporting the unique needs of cancer survivors and their families. Co-enroll in this program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice to apply all didactic units and nearly half of clinical units to the DNP program.
RN to BSN
This accelerated program for registered nurses sharpens clinical skills and focuses on organizational, managerial, and communication abilities that lead to more thorough patient care and increased leadership responsibility. An online program is also available.