Doctor of Nursing Practice / Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Program Details

The University of Missouri at Kansas City offers several online Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner track prepares students for advanced practice nursing in the care of adults at all stages of life.

Core courses in this online Adult Nurse Practitioner program give students a strong foundation in evidence-based practice, diagnosis and treatment of illness, and promotion of wellness. Nurses gain knowledge and skills within their specialty area of clinical practice. Clinical experiences in the student’s community reinforce information taught in classes.

Courses cover subject areas including:

  • Pharmacology across the lifespan for advanced nursing practice
  • Cultural diversity and values
  • Theoretical foundations in nursing
  • Advanced pathophysiology across the lifespan
  • Ethics in advanced practice and research

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Kansas City is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires one on-campus residency during each semester of clinical courses
  • Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing from an institution nationally recognized by CCNE or ACEN and current RN licensure

Restricted States

California, New Hampshire, Oregon, Washington