Program Cost

BSN to DNP PMH program cost for 2017-2020 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 36-month BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, is 90 continuous semester hours, from summer 2017 through spring of 2020, with a total program cost of $100,350.

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,115

Additional fees may include: 
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.

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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 9 credits – Tuition: $10,035
NURS 523 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3 credits
NURS 525 Theoretical Foundations 3 credits
NURS 526 Nursing Leadership & Management 3 credits

January 2018 4 credits – Tuition: $4,460
NURS 524 Advanced Health Promotion 2 credits
NURS 540 Illness/Disease Management 2 credits
**January term is not eligible for federal financial aid**

Spring 2018 9 credits – Tuition: $10,035
NURS 527 Evaluation & Outcomes Research 3 credits
NURS 531 Care & Outcomes Manager Practicum I 3 credits
NURS 630 Analytical Methods 3 credits

Summer 2018 9 credits – Tuition: $10,035
NURS 580 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 credits
NURS 582 Advanced Health Assessment 3 credits
NURS 583 Clinical Pharmocotherapeutics 3 credits

Fall 2018 10 credits – Tuition: $11,150
NURS 653 PMHNP I Assessment, Diagnosis and Management Across the Lifespan (7)
NURS 651 Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan (3)

January 2019 2 Credits – Tuition $2,230
NURS 652 Management of Substance-related and Addictive Disorders

Spring 2019 12 credits – Tuition: $13,380
NURS 530 Resource Management (3)
NURS 631 Translating Research into Nursing Practice (3)
NURS 654 PMHNP II Assessment, Diagnosis and Management (6)

Summer 2019 6 credits – Tuition: $6,690
NURS 655 PMHNP III Psychotherapies across the life span (4)
NURS 681 DNP Scholarly Project Proposal 2 credits

Fall 2019 10 credits – Tuition: $11,150
NURS 627 Health Policy 3 credits
NURS 656 PMHNP IV Psychotherapies across the lifespan (4)
NURS 682 DNP Project: Implementation I 3 credits

January 2020 2 credits – Tuition: $2,230
NURS 683 DNP Project: Implementation II 2 credits

Spring 2020 11 credits – Tuition: $12,265
NURS 657 PMHNP capstone (4)
NURS 684 DNP Project III (4)
NURS 695 Transition to DNP Practice (1)
NURS 699 DNP Scholarly Project/Capstone (2)