Doctor of Nursing Practice / Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Program Details

Bachelor’s-prepared nurses can choose an advanced practice area of specialty with the online Doctor of Nursing Practice program from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Students pursuing the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner track focus their studies on managing the prenatal, gynecological, and primary care needs of women.

Core coursework in this online Nurse Practitioner program provides a solid foundation in using evidence-based practice as a basis for the diagnosis and treatment of illness and promotion of wellness. The program is designed for working professionals, with online classes and clinicals arranged in the student’s local community.

Coursework examines topics such as:

  • Cultural diversity and values
  • Health promotion across the lifespan
  • Ethics in advanced practice and research
  • Healthcare outcomes and epidemiology

% 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
  • Minimum of two years full-time equivalent clinical experience in the past three years strongly recommended

Restricted States

California, New York, Oregon, Washington