Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

BSN to DNP Program

Best Grad Schools - US News & World ReportThe BSN to DNP program is offered for RNs who desire preparation in primary care as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Family Nurse Practitioner in Emergency Care (FNP/ENP), dual Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner (PNP/FNP), dual Adult-Gerontology/Family Nurse Practitioner (AGNP/FNP) and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).

The program requires 3 years of full-time study; part-time study is also available. The curriculum ranges from 78 - 83 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