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Career Opportunities

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has called for increasing the education of all health care professionals in response to the escalating technological and decision-making complexities and the growing demand for health care services in the United States. UL Lafayette DNP graduates are poised to impact health care delivery through knowledge of evidence based-practice, leadership, organizational management, outcomes improvement and direct clinical practice.

Areas in which DNP graduates are prepared to work:

  • Nursing administration
  • Academic settings
  • Private clinical practice
  • Health care research
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Hospitals and urgent care clinics
  • Risk management
  • Health care policy development and implementation
  • Entrepreneurs