Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

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BSN to DNP Program

The Post-BSN DNP program is offered for RNs who desire preparation in primary care as a Family, Dual Pediatric/Family, or Dual Adult-Gerontology/Family Nurse Practitioner, in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and preparation in Adult-Gerontology as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

The program requires 3 years of full-time study; part-time study is also available. The curriculum ranges from 74-81 semester credits depending upon the focus of study and prior preparation. Graduates of the program are eligible for national board certification and earn the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.  Graduates of a Master's Entry Program in Nursing are also eligible to apply.


If you have any questions about the BSN to DNP program, please contact Cathleen Mumper, Director of Student Services, at (619) 260-4548 or cmm@sandiego.edu.