Registered Nurses with a BSN degree can choose from a variety of clinical specialties while pursuing their Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Missouri at St. Louis. The Family Nurse Practitioner track prepares nurses for advanced practice providing primary care for individuals and families across the lifespan.
The DNP program provides nurses with advanced knowledge of health policy, organizational management and leadership, and clinical expertise focused on evidence-based practice. FNPs are skilled and knowledgeable in preventative healthcare, as well as the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic illness. The online Nurse Practitioner degree focuses on a commitment to family-centered care.
Students gain advanced skills in areas including:
- Health assessment
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV
- 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