Doctor in Nursing Practice / Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
University of Missouri-St Louis

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program online from the University of Missouri at St. Louis offers a variety of clinical specializations. The Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner track focuses on health conditions unique to women.

DNP students gain advanced skills and knowledge related to health policy, organizational leadership and management, and clinical expertise focused on evidence-based practice. The program considers the relationships between gender, social class, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and economic status in the treatment of women in healthcare. Graduates of this online nurse practitioner degree have the ability to translate clinical research into practice, improving health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities.

Coursework includes topics such as:

  • Foundations of women’s health
  • Program evaluation and quality management in healthcare
  • Social determinants of health for underserved populations
  • Clinical diagnostics
  • Leadership in practice

% 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