Degree or Program Details

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) - MSN to DNP

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP program consists of two tracks; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to DNP and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) to DNP. The BSN to DNP track consists of 77 credits of coursework and the MSN to DNP consists of 50 credits of coursework. Both tracks include supervised clinical hours.  On-campus courses are scheduled one day per month. Clinical practicum hours may be completed in the student’s community with an approved preceptor. Students must pass a comprehensive examination during the final semester of the program.

Total Credits Required for Degree:

MSN to DNP 50

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Total Credits Required for Degree 50
Core Courses 37
Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty 8
Electives - Nursing Education Emphasis 5
    Both courses are required