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DNP – Nurse Practitioner


The online DNP-NP degree program is hosted through World Campus and taught by College of Nursing faculty. The DNP-NP program is delivered part-time or full-time with courses based on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s DNP Essentials and national Nurse Practitioner competencies. Our devoted team of graduate faculty and staff provides support and guidance throughout the program.

Graduates of the program will be prepared and eligible for national NP certification examinations and to assume leadership roles as advanced practice registered nurses in a variety of organizations.

Options for the DNP-NP include:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner

Requirements for enrollment:

Students enter the program with a minimum of a BSN degree. Students with a graduate degree in nursing will have an individualized plan of study developed upon enrollment. Program completion generally requires three years of full-time or four years of part-time study. Students with an MSN can also be admitted to the program however, we cannot guarantee all previous coursework and credits will transfer.

Costs and Financial Aid:

2020–21 Academic Year Rates
How many credits do you plan to take per semester?
11 or fewer $924 per credit
12 or more $11,093 per semester

Tuition rates are assessed annually.

Financial Aid and Military Benefit Opportunities

Some students may qualify for financial aid. Take the time to research financial aid, scholarships, and payment options as you prepare to apply. Military service members, veterans, and their spouses or dependents should explore these potential education benefits and financial aid opportunities.