Doctor in Nursing Practice / Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
University of Missouri-St Louis

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program from the University of Missouri at St. Louis offers a variety of clinical specialties. Nurses with a bachelor’s degree can pursue the Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner track to gain advanced competencies in the primary care of patients in various stages of adulthood.

The focus of the DNP is to provide nurses advanced knowledge of health policy, organizational leadership and management, and clinical expertise based on evidence-based practice. Graduates of this online Adult Nurse Practitioner program have the ability to translate clinical research into practice, helping to improve health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities. AGNPs primarily work in private practice and ambulatory clinics, but may also find employment in residential care and inpatient settings.

The curriculum focuses on topics including:

  • Diagnosis and management of adult health
  • Social determinants of health for underserved populations
  • Clinical diagnostics
  • Healthcare systems

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-St Louis is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Requires an on-campus intensive experience
  • Must have a BSN from a nationally accredited nursing program, including an undergraduate general statistics course
  • Must have current professional licensure