Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP)
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

The online BSN to DNP degree program from Georgia Southern University provides post-BSN students with a convenient and efficient path to pursuing their DNP degree, with clinical tracks in either Family Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric / Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills required to:

  • ​Develop advanced clinical practice expertise to affect positive health care outcomes with individuals, families, populations, and systems, particularly in rural and underserved areas
  • ​Evaluate theory and research for the application of evidence-based practice to health care provided by advanced practice nurses
  • ​Employ critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skills in the application of advanced practice nursing knowledge to develop plans of care that promote health, reduce risk, and manage the illness trajectory
  • ​Employ effective communication and technology within the multidisciplinary collaborative context of advanced practice nursing
  • ​Demonstrate advanced leadership, advocacy, consultation and citizenship activities to improve health care delivery and effect change in professional and political realms
  • ​Incorporate human caring values, ethical principles, and cultural and spiritual sensitivity in all aspects of the advanced practice nursing role
  • ​Demonstrate role responsibility and accountability in all professional endeavors within the scope of advanced practice nursing

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Georgia Southern University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.3 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Occupational License

Additional Info

  • RN license
  • Current malpractice liability insurance
  • CPR certification