Kentucky State University’s First Doctoral Program Begins Spring 2015
The first doctoral program at Kentucky State University will join the wave of the future in health care in January 2015. Designed to prepare registered nurses to become adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioners, the new online Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN-DNP) degree program now accepts students who have earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing and have an active registered nurse license. Students in the doctoral program will be educated to be leaders in the health care industry. They will be able to assess clients, to conduct research to enhance their practice, to improve systems of care which will influence patient outcomes, and to make changes to the enhance quality of care.