Joyce Scarpinato

Joyce Scarpinato, DNP, PPCNP-BC, FNP-C
Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

DNP Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Nursing in one of the following clinical areas:

    • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
    • Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (FPMHNP)
    • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP)
    • Adult/Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
  • Overall GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
  • APRN must have current National Board Certification in their designated specialty
  • Must have active RN license from state in which clinical hours will be completed
  • One year of practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse is recommended