Post-Master’s (ARNP prepared) to DNP program cost for 2017-2019 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 24-month MSN (ARNP-prepared) to Doctor of Nursing Practice program is 29 continuous semester hours, from summer 2017 through spring of 2019, with a total program cost of $32,335. Additional coursework may be required based on coursework analysis (must meet the AACN DNP Essentials competencies).

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,115

Additional fees may include: 
Any required additional coursework: Variable (depends on result of gap analysis); Required textbooks (estimate): $500.00-1000.00 per year; Graduation fee; Laboratory fees (estimate): $100.00 per year; Health requirement clearance: $40 initial, $10 updates; Health insurance: Variable; Professional liability insurance (estimate): $20.00; etc.

2016-2018 Program Cost Sheet in PDF format (for students entered 2016-2018 cohort)

2017-2019 Program Cost Sheet in PDF format (for students entered 2017-2019 cohort)

Cost breakdown by term

Summer 2017 6 credits – Tuition: $6,690
NURS 623 Information Systems & Patient Care Technology 3 credits
NURS 625 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3 credits

Fall 2017 3 credits – Tuition: $3,345
NURS 627 Policy and Politics 3 credits
** Note: federal financial aid not available this term, as unit load falls below 4 semester hours**

January 2018 Credits TBD Tuition TBD
Optional International/Global Elective
** Note: January term is not eligible for federal student aid**

Spring 2018 6 credits – Tuition: $6,690
NURS 630 Analytical Methods 3 credits
NURS 631 Translating Research into Nursing Practice 3 credits

Summer 2018 2 credits – Tuition: $2,230
NURS 681 DNP Scholarly Project Proposal 2 credits
** Note: Federal financial aid not available this term, as unit load falls below 4 semester hours**

Fall 2018 3 credits – Tuition: $3,345
NURS 682 DNP Project: Implementation I 3 credits
** Note: Federal financial aid not available this term, as unit load falls below 4 semester hours**

January 2019 2 credits ($1115/credit) Tuition: $2,230
NURS 683 DNP Project: Implementation II 2 credits
* Note: January term is not eligible for federal student aid

Spring 2019 7 credits ($1115/credit) Tuition: $7,805
NURS 684 DNP Project: Evaluation & Dissemination 4 credits
NURS 699 DNP Scholarly Project: Capstone 2 credits
NURS 695 Transition to DNP Practice 1 credit