Doctor of Nursing Practice / Family Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Program Details

Bachelor’s-prepared nurses can pursue this online DNP Family Nurse Practitioner program to prepare for advanced practice in the treatment of children and adults’ primary healthcare needs. This online Nurse Practitioner degree program is designed for the working student, with online courses and clinical experiences arranged in the student’s local area.

FNPs offer a wide range of healthcare services to patients of all ages. Nurses in this program learn how to address acute and chronic conditions, as well as wellness care. Students gain skills and an advanced understanding of health promotion, disease prevention, health education, and patient counseling. 

The curriculum includes studies of:

  • Healthcare outcomes and epidemiology
  • Health promotion across the lifespan
  • Healthcare economics and quality
  • Ethics in advanced practice

% 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 York, Oregon, Washington