Guide for Newly Admitted DNP Students

DNP Student Information

Welcome, New DNP Students!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, one of the most prestigious nursing programs in the country! This website contains information critical to finalizing your student requirements. Please bookmark this site and check back often for important updates.

For questions pertaining to the DNP program and/or program requirements, please contact DNP Program Coordinator, Ryan Lounsbery at ryan.m.lounsbery@emory.edu. Assistant to the DNP Program Director, Kristy Martyn.

This is a hybrid program with both online and face-to-face interaction during every semester. Each semester students and faculty will meet for 2-4 on-campus sessions per semester. The on-campus sessions will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. The format will be business conference style. Schedules include: DNP student presentations, group work and special interactive presentations with renowned guest speakers. On-campus sessions may also include advising as needed. All on-campus sessions will take place at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Rollins School of Public Health.

We are still finalizing our on-campus dates for 2017-18, check back soon for updated dates.

Spring Semester On-Campus Dates

Health Systems Leadership Track

  • Saturday, January 7th 9:00a-4:00p SON
  • Saturday, February 25th 9:00a-4:00p SON
  • Saturday, March 25th 9:00a-4:00p SON [OPTIONAL]

 Population Health Track

  • Friday, January 6th 8:30a-11:30a, 12:30p-3:30p RPH
  • Saturday, January 7th 8:30a-11:30a, 1:00p-4:00p RPH
  • Friday, April 7th  8:30a-11:30a, 12:30p-3:30p RPH
  • Saturday, April 8th 8:30a-11:30a, 1:00p-4:00p RPH

Summer Semester On-Campus Dates

  • ORIENTATION TBD

Health Systems Leadership Track

  • Saturday, May 20th 9a-4p SON

Population Health Track

  • Friday, May 6th 8:30a-11:30a RPH*, 12:30p-4:00p SON
  • Saturday, May 7th 8:30a-11:30a RPH*
  • Friday, July 28th 8:30a-11:30a RPH*, 12:30p-4:00p SON
  • Saturday, July 29th 8:30a-11:30a RPH*

    *BSHE 504D RPH Block A

Fall Semester On-Campus Dates

Health Systems Leadership Track

  • Saturday, August 26th 9:00a-4:00p SON
  • Saturday, October 14th 9:00a-4:00p SON

Population Health Track

  • TBD

We are still finalizing our 2017 orientation dates. Please check back soon.

We are still finalizing our 2017 orientation dates. Please check back soon.

Download the DNP Student Handbook for detailed information about program requirements, courses, and resources for the DNP Program.