Doctor of Nursing Practice / Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
University of Utah

Program Details

The online Doctor of Nursing Practice / Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner prepares nurses to provide primary healthcare for women as well as reproductive healthcare for men. Graduates are eligible to sit for national certification from the National Certification Corporation.

Students learn how to provide leadership and collaborate with other professionals in a variety of outpatient and acute care settings. Courses examine evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and systems leadership. Practicum experiences allow for real-world application of skills learned in class.

The curriculum explores topics including:

  • Gynecologic management
  • Postpartum and newborn management
  • Chronic problems of adults and elders
  • Management of episodic problems

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires on-campus visits no more than five times per semester
  • Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution and a nationally accredited nursing school
  • Provide verification of licensure as an RN or APRN in at least one of the jurisdictions of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing
  • Priority admission given to students in Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Arizona, and New Mexico