Program Cost

Post-Master’s (non ARNP prepared) DNP FNP 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 (non-ARNP-prepared) to Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner program is 69 continuous semester hours, from Fall 2019 through spring of 2022, with a total program cost of $77,625. Actual coursework and length of study depend on gap analysis for transfer-in credits.

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 (depends on result of gap analysis), required textbooks, graduation fee, laboratory fees, health requirement clearance, health insurance, and Professional liability insurance, etc.

2019-2022 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 (2019-2022 Cohort)

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

January 2020 3 credits – Tuition: $3,375
NURS 705 Clinical Resource Management (3)

Spring 2020 6 credits – Tuition: $6,750
NURS 730 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 731 Advanced Pharmocotherapeutics (3)

Summer 2020 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 702 Information Systems and Patient Care Technology (3)
NURS 732 Advanced Physical Assessment (4)
NURS 733 Advanced Health Promotion (2)

Fall 2020 8 credits – Tuition: $9,000
NURS 770 Primary Care Procedures and Diagnostics (3)
NURS 772 FNP I: Diagnosis and Management of Common Episodic and/or Stable Chronic Illnesses (5) (120 clinical hours)

January 2021 3 Credits – Tuition: $3,375
NURS 704 Policy and Politics: Implications for Health Care (3)

Spring 2021 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 790 Translating Research (3)
NURS 791 Proposal Seminar (1) (60 practicum hours)
NURS 773 FNP II: Diagnosis and Management of Acute and Complex Health Problems (5) (120 clinical hours)

Summer 2021 6 credits – Tuition: $6,750
NURS 792 DNP Project I (2) (120 practicum hours)
NURS 774 Women and Children in Primary Care (4) (120 clinical hours)

Fall 2021 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 771 Psych for Primary Care (2)
NURS 793 DNP Project II (2) (120 practicum hours)
NURS 775 DNP 3: Diagnosis and Management of Chronic and Complex Health Problems (5) (120 clinical hours)

January 2022 2 Credits – Tuition: $2,250
NURS 794 DNP Project III (2) (120 practicum hours

Spring 2022 8 credits – Tuition: $9,000
NURS 799 DNP Scholarly Project IV (3)
NURS 795 Transition to DNP Practice (1)
NURS 776 FNP 4: Diagnosis and Management of Complex Comorbid Patients (4) (120 clinical hours)