Doctor of Nursing Practice / Family Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
Texas Christian University

Program Details

Prepare to provide comprehensive primary health care to families and individuals of all ages with the online DNP / Family Nurse Practitioner program from Texas Christian University. Nursing professionals can join this innovative, solution-focused program with a BSN degree and RN licensure.

The online Nurse Practitioner degree focuses on health promotion, preventative services, health education, counseling, diagnosis and management of acute episodic and chronic illnesses, and prescribing medications and treatments. Online coursework is supplemented with two on-campus intensive sessions. Graduates will be prepared for clinical leadership positions in a variety of settings.

The curriculum includes studies of:

  • Health promotion and wellness in primary care
  • Primary care of the young family
  • Emerging sciences for advanced practice

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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

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

Additional Info

  • Requires two on-campus intensive sessions
  • Must have a BSN degree from an accredited school, current unencumbered licensure in the state where practicum will occur, and current CPR certification and immunizations
  • Preferred work history includes one year of full-time experience or its equivalent as a registered nurse

Restricted States

Connecticut