Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

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 Family/Lifespan Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and preparation in Adult-Gerontology as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Graduates of a Master's Entry Program in Nursing are also eligible to apply. The program requires 3 years of full-time study; part-time study is also available. The curriculum ranges from 78-81 semester credits depending upon the focus of study and prior preparation. Graduates of the program will be eligible for national board certification.

The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist Programs have full accreditation from the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education and California Board of Registered Nursing approval.

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.