BSN to DNP

BSN – DNP / FNP Cognate

Cultivate the knowledge and skills to become a leader in family medicine with a Doctor of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner degree.

Students who select the BSN to DNP/FNP cognate will take 68 credit hours post BSN degree. BSN to DNP (FNP) students must complete 1000 total clinical and residency hours prior to awarding this degree and the student practicum and residency courses assure this requirement is met.

Much of the clinical coursework in the BSN to DNP/FNP program is conducted primarily in the classroom. Students are expected to attend all clinical courses in person. The FNP clinical courses also require clinical hours to be completed each semester, outside of the classroom. Non-Clinical courses (both 500 and 600 level) may be offered in a hybrid format that requires that students attend both online and live classes.

Once students begin the 600 level coursework, the courses are conducted primarily online and only require occasional simultaneous meetings online per semester.

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BSN – DNP / Leadership Cognate

The Doctor of Nursing Practice – Leadership program is for nursing leaders in senior management positions to further develop their knowledge and skills.

Students who select the BSN to DNP/Leadership cognate will take 62 credit hours post BSN degree.

Much of the coursework in the BSN to DNP/Leadership program is conducted in a hybrid format. The 500 level courses may be offered in a hybrid format that requires students to attend both online and live classes.

Once students begin the 600 level coursework, the courses are conducted primarily online and only require occasional simultaneous online meetings per semester.

BSN to DNP students must complete 1000 residency hours prior to awarding this degree and the student practicum and residency courses assure this requirement is met.

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Admissions & Curriculum

  • All BSN to DNP concentrations admit only one time per year for the fall semester.
  • Application deadline for fall is February 1. All applications and required materials are due by February 1.
  • Applications will not be considered past this deadline.
  • Transfer students may be accepted, and can apply through the same process with the same deadline as all other applicants.For more information on transferring from another program, please see our FAQ page.
  • Applications are submitted online.
  • Please direct any application questions to graduateadvisor@ju.edu.  

 

Admission into the BSN to DNP program occurs only in the fall semester.

The course work can be completed in 9 semesters (three years).

Graduate students can expect to pay a student fee ranging from $700 to $1800 depending upon program.  The fee is due upon matriculation and the student will receive a breakdown of services received for these fees. 

Contact

Stacie Butts

Assistant Director of Enrollment and Advising for Graduate Nursing

Email address  sbutts@ju.edu 

Hilary Morgan, PhD, CNM

Director of Graduate Nursing Programs