MSN to DNP Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner Curriculum (onsite & online)

The Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner ( FNP) is prepared as a generalist, principal provider of primary health care across the lifespan. In this clinician leadership role, the FNP assumes responsibility for promoting, maintaining, and restoring health to individuals across the life span. This includes the identification of health risks, the promotion of wellness, and the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic illness. FNPs provide leadership in quality improvement and in mobilizing community resources. They are work in collaboration with other health care professionals in a variety of primary care and subspecialty settings.

Applicants to the MSN to DNP Family (Individual Aross the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner should be masters prepared nationally certified FNP's who wish to earn the DNP. The online option is only available to applicants with a master’s degree in same focus. 

* Courses numbered as “24, 34__” are delivered synchronously via distance technology. Such courses are open only to qualified on-site students as per Policy 438

Fall Term (Year 1)

Spring Term (Year 1)

Summer Term (Year 1)

Fall Term (Year 2)

Spring Term (Year 2)

  • NURNP 3038 DNP NP Role Practicum variable crs. # (1 to 10 cr.)
  • NUR 3037 Capstone Clinical 1 cr.
  • NURNP 2518/2418* Family Theory for Nurse Practitioners: Principles, Implications, and Application Across the Life Span 3 cr.

Summer Term (Year 2)

  • NURNP 3025/3425* Diagnosis and Management of Psychiatric Conditions in Primary Care 4 cr.
  • NUR 2078/2478* Clinical Diagnostics 3 cr.

# Must take at least 1 credit of 3038