Doctor of Nursing Practice / Post-MSN
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Program Details

Nurses with a master’s degree can pursue this online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Students gain valuable insight into inter-professional practice and research across diverse healthcare settings. Graduates will have the expert knowledge and skills necessary to improve health outcomes within a specialized area of nursing.

The program is designed to give working professionals flexibility in furthering their education. Coursework is completed in synchronous and asynchronous formats using web-based software. Students arrange clinical experiences within their home area. 

The Post-MSN track offers three options to fit students’ needs:

  • Advanced Practice to DNP
  • Non-APRN to DNP
  • New or Second NP Role and DNP

% 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

Master 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 two-day campus visit
  • Must have a master's degree in nursing from an institution nationally recognized by CCNE or ACEN and current RN licensure

Restricted States

California, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming