Doctor of Nursing Practice / Family Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
Bay Path University

Program Details

Bay Path University offers an online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree to those moving from a BSN to a DNP.  This flexible program is offered part-time to optimize your time and scheduling needs as a working professional.  Designed for licensed RN’s, the degree prepares aspiring family nurse practitioners for leadership roles in health promotion, disease prevention, and overall management in a rapidly expanding industry.  Nurse practitioner program online studies will incorporate advanced topics, including but not limited to:

  • Biostatistics
  • Pathophysiology
  • Informatics and delivery systems

Courses are offered 100% online, combined with supervised clinical practicum hours divided into clinical content areas from women’s health to pediatrics, mental health, and more.  Heighten your systems-based strategies and skills in critical analysis, interprofessional collaboration, technology utilization, clinical judgement, and more.  This online nurse practitioner degree culminates in clinical capstone courses where students complete evidence-based projects demonstrating a practice focus as opposed to a research focus.  Graduates are eligible to sit for the FNP Certification exam offered by the AANPCB, as well as pursue high-level, high salary roles in a variety of healthcare organizations.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Bay Path University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required
  • A copy of current, active, unrestricted RN license in the U.S. or in a jurisdiction that is an associate member of the NCSBN