Doctor in Nursing Practice / Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

Are you a nurse seeking to provide care as s primary care provider?  The DNP in Family Nurse Practitioner degree online will prepare you to take on this role.  The curriculum teaches students to provide comprehensive healthcare for patients from birth through older adulthood.  You will be able to diagnose and treat common acute episodic health problems, manage chronic diseases, and provide health education.  

As with all DNP degrees, graduates are experts in health promotion and disease prevention and are leaders in healthcare.  You will be able to collaborate with others to improve the quality of healthcare and use technology to improve cost-effective health care delivery.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Some campus visits may be required
  • Current unencumbered RN license in the United States

Restricted States

Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin