Post-Master’s (ARNP prepared) to DNP program cost

Tuition is based on a cohort model. Students must complete the program with their cohort to remain eligible for cohort pricing.

Total program cost: The MSN (ARNP-prepared) to Doctor of Nursing Practice program is 29 continuous semester hours, from summer 2019 through spring of 2021, with a total program cost of $32,625. Additional coursework may be required based on coursework analysis (must meet the AACN DNP Essentials competencies).

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,125
Nursing Program Fee: $4,266 (Subject to change)

Additional fees may include: 
Any required additional coursework: Variable (depends on result of gap analysis), Required textbooks, Graduation fee, Laboratory fees, health requirement clearance, health insurance, professional liability insurance.

2019-2021 Cohort Program Cost Sheet (PDF)

2018-2020 Cohort Program Cost Sheet (PDF)

2017-2019 Cohort Program Cost Sheet (PDF)

2016-2018 Cohort Program Cost Sheet (PDF)

Cost breakdown by term (2019-2021 Cohort)

Summer 2019 3 credits – Tuition: $3,375
NURS 702 Information Systems and Patient Care Technology (3)
** Note: federal financial aid not available this term, as unit load falls below 4 semester hours**

Fall 2019 6 credits – Tuition: $6,750
NURS 720 Analytical Methods (Research I) (3)
NURS 721 Epidemiology and Biostatistics (3)

January 2020 6 credits – Tuition: $3,375
NURS 704 Policy and Politics: Implications for Health Care (3)
NURS 705 Clinical Resource Management (3)
* Note: January term is not eligible for federal student aid

Spring 2020 4 credits – Tuition: $4,500
NURS 790 Translating Research (3)
NURS 791 Proposal Seminar (1) (60 practicum hours)

Summer 2020 2 credits – Tuition: $2,250
NURS 792 DNP Project I (2) (120 practicum hours)
** Note: federal financial aid not available this term, as unit load falls below 4 semester hours**

Fall 2020 2 credits – Tuition: $2,250
NURS 793 DNP Project II (2) (120 practicum hours)
** Note: federal financial aid not available this term, as unit load falls below 4 semester hours**

January 2021 2 credits – Tuition: $2,250
NURS 794 DNP Project III (2) (120 practicum hours)
* Note: January term is not eligible for federal student aid

Spring 2021 4 credits – Tuition: $4,500
NURS 799 DNP Scholarly Project IV (3)
NURS 795 Transition to DNP Practice (1)