- Nursing Graduate Programs
- Health Informatics Graduate Certificate Program
- MSN/MBA Program
- Family Nurse Practitioner Programs
- Health Systems Management
- Nursing Education
- Nurse Midwifery Programs
- Psychiatric Mental Health NP Programs
- Master of Science in Nursing Programs
- Post-Master's Certificates
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
Doctor of Nursing Practice
The Doctor of Nursing Practice track prepares nurses with the necessary skills and knowledge to assume the role of primary health care provider in a variety of settings.
SU Nursing offers a BSN-to-DNP track and a Post-Master’s DNP.
BSN-to-DNP graduates will be prepared to practice as an FNP or PMHNP, and will be eligible to sit for the FNP or PMHNP certification exam. The BSN-to-DNP degree requirement is 78 semester hours for FNP and PMHNP, with a required grade point average of 3.0 or better. Students may earn no more than of 2 Cs in core courses. The clinical practicum requirement for this track is approximately 1000 clock hours.
The Post-master’s student may complete the program in 20 months part-time.
DNP programs are currently offered with the following concentrations: Family Nurse Pracitioner, Nurse-Midwifery and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
Here are a few other key points about the program:
- Cohorts are established in August.
- The application deadline for priority consideration is May 1.
- All classroom courses are on Wednesday and Thursday.
- Clinical placement is arranged by faculty and will be scheduled at the convenience of the facility hosting the student.
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Please contact Admissions for additional information at 540-665-4581