BSN-DNP Family Nurse Practitioner

Degree Option: Doctoral Degree

Program: Doctoral

School: Sacred Heart University

Program Length

Part Time: 60 months

Full Time: 36 months

Admission Requirements

Qualified candidates must have a BSN degree from a college or universityaccredited by the appropriate accrediting association with a 3.2 gpa or above; All official transcipts must be submitted from all colleges/universities attended;

Copy of current unencumbered US RN license in your home state and copy of any other state license includeing advanced practice licensure and certification;

A 2 page essay must be submitted discussing your reasons for pursuing the FNP/DNP program

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 24

Website: Link to Sacred Heart University Admissions Page


Phone: (203) 365-7642

Articulation Model: No

Advanced Placement: No

You need to be/have a:

Tuition & Financial Services

Cost per hour: 995.00

Tuition and Fees: Link to Sacred Heart University Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to Sacred Heart University Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (203) 371-7980

Program Description

In the FNP/DNP program, BSN prepared nurses can earn their practice doctorate and expand their qualifications. Through this program, you will earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and be prepared for a career as a family nurse practitioner. 

Upon graduation, you will be eligible to take a national examination for certification as a family nurse practitioner and to apply to practice in the expanded role in Connecticut or other states based on regulatory guidelines. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is a terminal degree for nursing.

In this program, you will also provide comprehensive health care to patients across the lifespan, apply & translate scientific evidence into practice and complete a DNP project that demonstrates practice scholarship.

Application Deadline

August 15

Program Location

Blended of online and on-the-ground

Campus Locations

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