Students must successfully complete all course work no later than five (5) years after completion of the first graduate-level course.

Minimum credit hours required for MSN degree- 24 semester hours.
 

Minimum credit hours required for post-master’s certificate- 13 semester hours.

Minimum credit hours required for DNP-varies based on previous clinical hours in graduate nursing program.
 
Transfer Credit Policy
 
MSN-Clinical Nurse Educator, Administration, Leadership in Healthcare Systems, and MSN/MBA students may transfer a maximum of six semester hours or 10-quarter hours of graduate academic credit from a comparable regionally accredited academic institution. 
 
FNP and joint FNP/ENP students may transfer up to a maximum of 9 credit hours. The credit must be in courses similar in content and rigor to Jacksonville University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program, and the grade earned must be at least a “B.”
 
To be eligible for transfer credit, the student must submit a transcript and catalog description of the course to the Graduate Advisor of the MSN Program.  A letter requesting the transfer credit will be sent to the Registrar and placed in the student’s file.

DNP students may transfer a maximum of six semester hours or 10-quarter hours of graduate academic credit from a comparable regionally accredited academic institution. The credit must be in courses similar in content and rigor to Jacksonville University's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and the grade must be at least a "B".

To be eligible for transfer credit, the student must submit a transcript and catalog description of the course to the Graduate Advisor of the DNP Program. A letter requesting the transfer credit will be sent to the Registrar and placed in the student's file. ​​