Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP) / Family Nurse Practitioner
Jacksonville State University

Program Details

Nurses with a bachelor’s degree can pursue the online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree to achieve the highest level of nursing practice. A Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration allows graduates to sit for the national certification exam.

This online Nurse Practitioner degree includes components of online coursework, supervised practice hours in the student’s local area, a DNP project and paper, a professional electronic portfolio, and a comprehensive examination. 

Topics covered in this degree program include:

  • Clinical prevention and population health
  • Organizational and systems leadership for the advanced practice nurse
  • Innovation leadership and collaboration in healthcare
  • Interprofessional healthcare and informatics

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Jacksonville State University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally accredited institution with a professionally accredited nursing program
  • Must have an unencumbered RN license in the US