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

Program Details

Prepare to provide comprehensive healthcare to families and individuals of all ages with the online DNP focusing on Family Nurse Practitioner competencies. Graduates of this online FNP program are prepared as advanced practice nurses and eligible for national nurse practitioner certification.

Coursework examines the diagnosis, treatment, and management of a variety of episodic and chronic conditions. Students learn to use a holistic approach, evaluating the patient’s current conditions to formulate a treatment plan. The curriculum includes online coursework, occasional on-campus intensives, practicum experiences, and a DNP project.

Just a few of the topics covered in this program include:

  • Pediatric health assessment
  • Women’s health in advanced practice nursing
  • Advanced practice nursing issues in the care of older adults
  • Healthcare informatics
  • Health policy and economics

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arizona is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires 3 on-campus intensives
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Must have RN licensure

Restricted States

Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, US Territories