Doctor in Nursing Practice
University of Missouri-St Louis

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from the University of Missouri-St Louis is designed to accommodate nurses in direct or indirect clinical practice who are seeking advanced education. Students may customize their degree to suit their personal interests and professional goals by selecting one of the following concentrations:

  • Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Leadership in Population Health


  • MSN from a nationally accredited nursing program
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for applicants with a master’s degree in nursing
  • Current professional licensure
  • Completion of an undergraduate general statistics course or Graduate level general statistics course
  • Completion of an undergraduate health assessment course or equivalent
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A two-page essay, indicating your professional goals and proposed DNP project
  • A copy of your Advanced Nursing Practice Document of Recognition (if applicable)
  • A copy of your National Advanced Practice Certificate (if applicable)

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington