Program Cost

Post-Master’s (non ARNP prepared) 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 24-month MSN (non-ARNP-prepared) to Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner program is 54 continuous semester hours, from summer 2018 through spring of 2020, with a total program cost of $60,750. Additional coursework may be required based on coursework analysis (must meet the AACN DNP Essentials competencies).

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,125

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.

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 (2018-2020 Cohort)

Summer 2018 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 582 Advanced Health Assessment 3 credits
NURS 583 Clinical Pharmocotherapeutics 3 credits
NURS 625 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3 credits

Fall 2018 10 credits – Tuition: $11,250
NURS 561 Primary Care Mental Health 2 credits
NURS 584 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum I 5 credits
NURS 627 Health Policy 3 credits

Spring 2019 11 credits – Tuition: $12,375
NURS 585 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum II 5 credits
NURS 630 Analytical Methods 3 credits
NURS 631 Translating Research into Practice 3 credits

Summer 2019 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 562 Women and Children 4 credits
NURS 623 Information Systems & Patient Technology 3 credits
NURS 681 DNP Scholarly Project Proposal 2 credits

Fall 2019 6 credits – Tuition: $6,750
NURS 594 FNP Clinical Capstone 3 credits
NURS 682 DNP Project: Implementation I 3 credits

January 2020 2 Credits – Tuition: $2,250
NURS 683 DNP Project: Implementation II 2 credits
** Note: January term is not eligible for Federal student aid**

Spring 2020 7 credits – Tuition: $7,875
NURS 684 DNP Project: Evaluation and Dissemination 4 credits
NURS 699 DNP Scholarly Project Capstone 2 credits
NURS 695 Transition to DNP Practice 1 credit