Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP)
Washburn University

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program from Washburn University prepares nurses with the clinical, organizational, and leadership skills needed to advance nursing practice and improve patient outcomes. This degree track is designed for nurses with a bachelor’s degree who want to directly pursue a doctoral degree with national Family Nurse Practitioner certification.

This online nurse practitioner degree provides a unique focus on entrepreneurship. It is the first DNP program in the country to offer enrollment in MBA courses as part of the curriculum. Graduates will be able to expertly blend advanced practice skills and knowledge with strong business understanding.

Graduates can fulfill roles such as:

  • Expert advanced practice nurse
  • Director of clinical program
  • Executive of health care organization
  • Faculty/Educator

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Washburn University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires three on-campus experiences each year
  • Must have a BSN degree and unencumbered RN license

Restricted States

Arkansas, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington