What is a Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Why Get a DNP Degree?

TROY's Doctor of Nursing Practice degree provides a path to a multitude of specialized nursing careers.

TROY's Doctor of Nursing Practice degree provides a path to a multitude of specialized nursing careers.

In the constantly evolving nursing field, specialized knowledge and skills are more critical than ever. With a complex healthcare system, public health issues and new technologies on the horizon, nurses face more significant challenges than ever. Nurses skilled in advanced practice, informatics, research, and health policy are positioned to advance their careers and make a…

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Grant funding assists TROY School of Nursing’s efforts to grow number of nursing faculty in Alabama

TROY's School of Nursing has received an $111,964 Nurse Faculty Loan Program grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

TROY's School of Nursing has received an $111,964 Nurse Faculty Loan Program grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

A Troy University School of Nursing program aimed at increasing the number of qualified nursing faculty in Alabama has seen an increase in funding for the 2021-2022 academic year from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

The program, which began last year after receiving $80,387 in funding through the Nurse Faculty Loan Program grant, will…

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The DNP: Combining Leadership and Nursing

Dr. Kristen Williams works at Southern Health Associates as a family nurse practitioner in Troy, Alabama.

Dr. Kristen Williams works at Southern Health Associates as a family nurse practitioner in Troy, Alabama.

If there’s one thing the world became acutely aware of during the COVID-19 global pandemic, it’s the immeasurable value that nurses bring to any health care organization. But, even before the pandemic, the compassion, expertise and strength of nurses have been the drivers of quality care in hospitals, doctor’s offices, ambulatory care centers, and other…

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