Program Cost

BSN to DNP PMH 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 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 2021, with a total program cost of $101,250.

Cost per semester credit hour: $1,125
Nursing Program Fee: $4,226

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.

Full-Time Cost Sheet 2018-2021 cohort (PDF)

Full-Time Cost Sheet 2017-2020 cohort (PDF)

Part-Time Cost Sheet 2018-2022 cohort (PDF)

Part-Time Cost Sheet 2017-2021 cohort (PDF)

Cost breakdown by term (2018-2021 Full-Time Cohort)

Summer 2018 6 credits – Tuition: $6,750
NURS 623 Information Systems & Patient Care Technology 3 credits
NURS 625 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3 credits

Fall 2018 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 523 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3 credits
NURS 525 Theoretical Foundations 3 credits
NURS 526 Nursing Leadership & Management 3 credits

January 2019 4 credits – Tuition: $4,500
NURS 524 Advanced Health Promotion 2 credits
NURS 540 Illness/Disease Management 2 credits
**January term is not eligible for federal financial aid**

Spring 2019 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 527 Evaluation & Outcomes Research 3 credits
NURS 531 Care & Outcomes Manager Practicum I 3 credits
NURS 630 Analytical Methods 3 credits

Summer 2019 9 credits – Tuition: $10,125
NURS 580 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 credits
NURS 582 Advanced Health Assessment 3 credits
NURS 583 Clinical Pharmocotherapeutics 3 credits

Fall 2019 10 credits – Tuition: $11,250
NURS 653 PMHNP I Assessment, Diagnosis and Management Across the Lifespan (7)
NURS 651 Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan (3)

January 2020 2 Credits – Tuition $2,250
NURS 652 Management of Substance-related and Addictive Disorders

Spring 2020 12 credits – Tuition: $13,500
NURS 530 Resource Management (3)
NURS 631 Translating Research into Nursing Practice (3)
NURS 654 PMHNP II Assessment, Diagnosis and Management (6)

Summer 2020 6 credits – Tuition: $6,750
NURS 655 PMHNP III Psychotherapies across the life span (4)
NURS 681 DNP Scholarly Project Proposal 2 credits

Fall 2020 10 credits – Tuition: $11,250
NURS 627 Health Policy 3 credits
NURS 656 PMHNP IV Psychotherapies across the lifespan (4)
NURS 682 DNP Project: Implementation I 3 credits

January 2021 2 credits – Tuition: $2,250
NURS 683 DNP Project: Implementation II 2 credits

Spring 2021 11 credits – Tuition: $12,375
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)