Strategic Education, Inc. STRA or SEI announced that Capella University is now offering a direct-assessment, competency-based Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program through its signature FlexPath.
The direct assessment format for DNP was approved by the Higher Learning Commission’s Institutional Actions Council earlier this year. Notably, Capella is the first among the 10 largest universities to offer DNP in this format.
The new format allows students to personalize their learning experience through customizing their schedule, setting deadlines, managing costs and leveraging work experience. The FlexPath format provides flexibility to students for making progress at their own pace, while balancing work and other responsibilities. Also, they can opt for one or two courses at a time during the coursework phase of the program. Encouragingly, students can complete as many courses as they want in 12 weeks for just one tuition fee, which makes it cost effective too.
Apart from DNP, Capella