Doctor of Nursing Practice
Missouri State University

Program Details

Do you have an MSN but want to advance further in your nursing career?  The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), an online nurse practitioner degree from Missouri State University, offers an abundance of advanced nursing opportunities.  You will be a leader in the field, capable of teaching, managing, and leading in educational or clinical settings.  Graduates are prepared for roles in administration, policy, population health, teaching, family practice, and more.  Students even have the skills to improve healthcare for under-served groups and to address health disparities for at-risk and rural populations.  

The DNP degree has two options, depending on your future goals:

  • BSN to DNP option
  • Post-Master’s DNP option

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Missouri State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Proof of licensure as a registered nurse