The Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Mobile is designed to prepare nurses with advanced knowledge and skills from a Christian perspective. This Family Nurse Practitioner online program is available to nurses with a BSN degree. Coursework is completed online, with in-person practicum experiences in the student’s local area and three on-campus intensives to enhance learning and allow for networking opportunities.
Students in this program gain the advanced nursing competencies necessary to lead healthcare initiatives in settings ranging from small clinics to national health organizations. DNPs have the ability to advance the nursing profession through research of new methods of care and delivery methods. Graduates of this online nurse practitioner program can pursue roles with public health departments, primary care facilities, hospitals, and private practices.
The curriculum includes topics such as:
- Theory and ethics for advanced nursing practice
- Care of cardiovascular and respiratory disease in adults
- Leadership roles and interpersonal collaboration
- Scholarly foundations for advanced practice nursing
- Diversity and social issues in healthcare
% OnlineMostly Online
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Applicants must have a BSN degree from a regionally accredited institution and an active, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
- Applicants must submit a health history, record of required immunizations, and record of American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider Certification.
- Minimum of one year clinical experience preferred but not required.