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Doctor of Nursing Practice: Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Graduate Program; Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Program Format: Blended (Online and On-Site)

Achieve your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Mary. Known for excellence in clinical preparation, the BSN to DNP Family Nurse Practitioner degree program provides a strong background in health promotion and disease management for acute and chronic health problems of individuals across the age spectrum. Graduates of the Family Nurse Practitioner program are well positioned to be leaders and agents of change who promote high quality, safe patient care.

Students complete a total of 1,180 hours of practical clinical and leadership experiences in this blended on-site and online graduate degree program.

Family Nurse Practitioner Program Highlights

  • Most instruction takes place online with periodic on-site visits to the University of Mary’s main campus in Bismarck, North Dakota. Clinical experiences can generally be completed in or near your home community.
  • Programs emphasize evidence-based practice and offer valuable clinical site opportunities, helping you to gain the skills essential for positions of leadership and influence in primary care.
  • Successful completion of the BSN to DNP degree prepares you to apply for family nurse practitioner national certification through either the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program.
  • Courses are infused with Christian, Catholic, Benedictine values that prepare you as servant leaders and ethical decision-makers.
  • World-class faculty are both exceptional teachers and noted professionals in their fields of study.
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Doctorate of Nursing Practice: Family Nurse Practitioner Program Course Requirements

The University of Mary’s BSN to DNP program comprises a wide range of courses with study areas including common and chronic health problems, health promotion and clinical prevention, primary care of women and children, clinical anatomy, pharmacology, nursing leadership, scholarship in clinical practice, and more.

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Prerequisite coursework: graduate statistics.

Related Degrees

If you are considering a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Mary, you might also be interested in the following graduate programs offered online, at distance education locations, and/or at our main campus in Bismarck, North Dakota:




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