Accelerated MSN Program
The accelerated MSN program will prepare a student for advanced nursing practice in primary healthcare as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. This is a full-time program that is taught in a distance-learning (online) format with minimal campus visits required (approximately once per semester). In addition, practicum courses require clinical site visits that are determined by the clinical instructor.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program
The DNP program has two available degree tracks: BSN to DNP and MSN to DNP. The BSN to DNP track is a 4-year, part-time program which requires 79-82 credit hours. The MSN to DNP track is a 2-4 year, part-time program which requires 31-33 credit hours. The DNP has concentrations in Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Beginning in the fall 2013 semester, a fourth concentration will be offered in Adult Gerontology Acute Care. The DNP program is a part-time program that is taught in a distance-learning format with minimal campus visits.