Earn Your Post-MSN Doctor of Nursing Practice Online

  • 48 credit hours
  • Can be completed in as few as 24 months
  • Accelerated program with three starts per year

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Online, Flexible, Accelerated Programs

Faculty Mentoring and Community Focus

Affordable Tuition with Financial Aid Options

Take Your Nursing Education
to the Highest Level

Further your clinical expertise and gain the highest level of proficiency in delivering patient care with the University of North Florida’s online post-MSN Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. This CCNE-accredited, practice-focused DNP program prepares advanced practice nurses to elevate their practice and assure quality patient outcomes.

Clinical and administrative tracks are available, depending on your previous experience. While no dissertation is required, you’ll complete a clinically based residency in your local community and work closely with a faculty mentor to complete an evidence-based project in your practice setting.

What You’ll Learn

The online DNP program features a comprehensive curriculum emphasizing practical application of scientific knowledge for improved patient outcomes. Core courses include:

  • Role Development in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Applied Health Statistics
  • Public Policy Implications for Advance Practice
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Tuition & Financial Aid

The total cost of tuition and fees for the online DNP program is $25,116. Online students at the University of North Florida are eligible for consideration for federal, state, and institutional financial aid. If you have questions about tuition and financial aid, speak to an enrollment coach about your options.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants to the online post-MSN DNP program must hold an active registered nursing license in their state of residence; be certified and active in one of the following roles: NE-BC, NEA-BC, CNM, CNS, CRNA, or NP; hold an MSN from a regionally accredited institution; provide a resume or curriculum vitae; provide two letters of recommendation; and meet all other UNF admissions requirements.

Online Student Support

The University of North Florida is dedicated to providing online students with the services and support they need to thrive. As an online student you’ll have full access to UNF services such as academic advising, tutoring, the UNF Writing Center, library services, career services, and technical support services.

Take the Next Step

Ready to learn more? Call an enrollment coach or fill out the form on this page for more information.