Kathryn Sexson, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C., Director for the D.N.P.-F.N.P. Program
Integrating the science and humanity of nursing and other health disciplines, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing leads innovative research, education and practice and prepares leaders who advance health, transform health care and ignite bold system change locally, nationally and globally.
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Program
Hosted by the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs prepare nurse leaders, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, researchers and faculty in a unique interdisciplinary and interprofessional environment.
The UC Davis Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group includes a wide cross-section of academic disciplines with faculty from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing as well as UC Davis Health System and other UC Davis schools, colleges, and departments. Within the graduate group faculty are experts in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice—Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program is a post-baccalaureate program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing that prepares new family nurse practitioners. A three-year hybrid program that combines distanced-based education with four on-campus immersions, the D.N.P.-F.N.P. program prepares advanced practice providers to engage in patient- and family-centered, evidence-based primary care. Through reflective practice and interprofessional collaboration, students are prepared to be leaders who effect bold system change and promote health care innovation by informing and advancing health policy and health equity locally, nationally and globally.