Program Cost

Post-Master’s (non ARNP prepared) DNP FNP 2022-2025 Cohort

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 80 continuous semester hours, from Summer 2022 through spring of 2025, with a total tuition cost of $92,720.  Actual coursework and length of study depend on gap analysis for transfer-in credits.

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,159
Total Tuition: $92,720
Nursing Program Fee: $5,868 (subject to change)

Additional fees may include: technology fee ($250/year), wellness fee ($100/year), a one-time matriculation fee ($200), background check ($70), books and materials for coursework, uniform cost ($200), equipment ($100), laptop (not Chromebook).

*Changes in progression path listed below may be determined based upon analysis of previous coursework (must meet the AACN DNP Essentials competencies)

MSN-DNP (non-ARNP) FNP 2022 Program Cost Sheet in PDF format

Cost breakdown by term

Summer 2022 8 credits – Tuition: $9,272
NURS 700 Advanced Practice Roles (3)
NURS 701 Theoretical Foundations and Evidence-Based Practice (2)
NURS 702 Information Systems and Patient Care Technology (3)

Fall 2022 9 credits – Tuition: $10,431
NURS 703 Organizational and Systems Leadership (3)
NURS 720 Analytical Methods (Research I) (3)
NURS 721 Epidemiology and Biostatistics (3)

January 2023 3 credits – Tuition: $3,477
NURS 704 Policy and Politics: Implications for Health Care (3)

Spring 2023 9 credits – Tuition: $10,431
NURS 730 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 731 Advanced Pharmocotherapeutics (3)
NURS 734 Evaluation and Outcomes Research (Research II) (3)

Summer 2023 6 credits – Tuition: $6,954
NURS 732 Advanced Physical Assessment (4)
NURS 733 Advanced Health Promotion (2)

Fall 2023 10 credits – Tuition: $11,590
NURS 770 Primary Care Procedures and Diagnostics (3)
NURS 771 Psych for Primary Care (2)
NURS 772 FNP I: Diagnosis and Management of Common Episodic and/or Stable Chronic Illnesses (5) (120 clinical hours)

January 2024 3 credits – Tuition: $3,477
NURS 705 Clinical Resource Management (3)

Spring 2024 9 credits – Tuition: $10,431
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 2024 6 credits – Tuition: $6,954
NURS 792 DNP Project I (2) (120 practicum hours)
NURS 774 Women and Children in Primary Care (4) (120 clinical hours)

Fall 2024 7 credits – Tuition: $8,113
NURS 793 DNP Project II (2) (120 practicum hours)
NURS 775 FNP 3: Diagnosis and Management of Chronic and Complex Health Problems (5) (120 clinical hours)

January 2025 2 Credits – Tuition: $2,318
NURS 794 DNP Project III (2) (120 practicum hours

Spring 2025 8 credits – Tuition: $9,272
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)

You may request for a gap analysis to determine what previous coursework meets the program competencies required for the DNP degree.