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About the Post-BS to DNP Program

The Post-BS to DNP Program offers flexible learning options with courses taught in a hybrid format.

The nurse anesthetist program is three years, full time only. In the other specialties, students have the option of completing their program on a full- or part-time basis. The DNP Program culminates in a DNP Project tailored toward individual student interests.

Program Quick Facts


$1,047 per credit hour

Time to Completion

3-5 years



Start Term

Part-time: Fall
Full-time and Nurse Anesthesia: Summer

Application Open Dates
  • FNP, PMHNP, AGNP: December 15, 2023-June 17, 2024
  • CRNA: July 15, 2024-September 5, 2024

*Estimated tuition is based on the resident rate and does not include fees.

Specialty Areas

Learn more about these specialty areas from our program coordinators

Admissions Requirements


All Post-BS to DNP students must complete courses in their specialty area.

Please Note

If a course is offered through distance learning, priority is given to Post-MS to DNP students.

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Total Credits: 84)

Family Nurse Practitioner (Minimum Total Credits: 97)

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Total Credits: 94)

Nurse Anesthetist (Total Credits: 124)

Additional Information