BSN to DNP
UF was one of the first universities in the state to begin offering the BSN to DNP (postbaccalaureate) program. The DNP program is available online!*
The College of Nursing’s advanced practice clinical specialties are all available in the DNP program.
The BSN to DNP program is 93 credits and take approximately 2.5 years of full-time study and 4.5 to 5 years of part-time study.
NOTE: Curriculum is currently under review by the faculty.
*Note: Core courses in the BSN-DNP programs are delivered online. There are a few courses taught in the classroom or lab in Gainesville or Jacksonville. Due to limited resources, courses are not taught in both web-based and in-class during the same semester.
The BSN to DNP program are offered in the following specialties:
- Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (not accepting applications for Fall 2015)
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (not accepting applications for Fall 2015)
- Nurse Midwifery (not accepting applications for Fall 2015)*
- Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
This doctoral program includes course work previously in the master’s degree program as well as additional classroom and clinical courses in leadership and role development, advanced statistics, epidemiology, outcomes research and evaluation, and advanced clinical practice.
Please be advised, progression in advanced practice nursing tracks requires supervised and precepted experience in specialized clinical settings. Students admitted to APN tracks are advised that they may be required to travel to clinical sites for these experiences, and that if they are unable to, their progress in the curriculum will be delayed.
*The Nurse-midwifery track is fully accredited by the ACNM Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) (formerly ACNM Division of Accreditation).