Liberty University’s online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree will take you to the highest level of nursing practice within your desired specialty. You will be trained in the advanced skills necessary to work autonomously or in collaboration with other healthcare professionals to provide family-focused care. The Family Nurse Practitioner is able to provide continuing and comprehensive healthcare across all ages by applying evidence-based clinical care to families, while promoting the synthesis of academic knowledge with ethically sound nursing practice.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License
- This program requires 3 on-campus intensives.
- Applicants must have at least 1 year of professional nursing experience.
- Students residing in the states of Washington, California, and Louisiana are currently unable to complete their practicum within those states. However, it may be possible for students to complete their practicum in neighboring states.