The DNP program currently is offered for postmaster’s study in the following specialties. The postmaster’s DNP program is offered primarily in an online format.
- Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Midwifery
- Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program option for post-master’s students is offered in a Web-based format that utilizes asynchronous and/or synchronous e-learning techniques and methods. On-campus or synchronous attendance may be required once each semester. Students will be notified at least two (2) months in advance of the date for attendance. Students in this program will be expected to complete their clinical coursework within the state of Florida.
Students who currently have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree will be able to complete the DNP curriculum in 48 credits. This may be completed in approximately 1 1/2 years of full-time study or 2 1/2-3 years of part-time study.
NOTE that any postmaster’s student who elects a specialty area different from that in his/her MSN studies, will be required to take additional coursework, including clinical courses.
The master’s program at the University of Florida College of Nursing is accredited by the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.