Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) - Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) - Family Nurse Practitioner

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
NURS 700Advanced Nursing Research3
NURS 715Theoretical Application for Advanced Practice Nursing3
NURS 716Applications of Evidence-Based Care3
NURS 718Informatics, Technology and Trends for Transforming Health Care3
NURS 721Leadership, Policy and Ethics3
NURS 732Interprofessional Collaboration and Outcomes Management for Quality in Health Care3
NURS 832Clinical Prevention and Biostatistics 13
NURS 834Health Care Operations and Financial Management3
NURS 836Translational Research in Health Care3
Total Hours27
Advanced Practice Core Courses
NURS 711Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology3
NURS 712Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Practitioners 13
NURS 713Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners3
Total Hours9
Family Nurse Practioner Concentration
NURS 733Women's Health3
NURS 734Family Nursing I: Acute Health3
NURS 735Infant and Children's Health3
NURS 737Family Nursing II: Chronic Health3
NURS 742Nursing Seminar: Issues in Global Health2
NURS 820Comprehensive Exam 10
NURS 838Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (280 practicum hrs.) 2,35
NURS __ Family Nurse Practioner Practicum 2,3,42
NURS __ Family Nurse Practioner Practicum 2,3,54
Total Hours25
Elective Course
Elective 13
Total Hours3
Project & Practicum Courses
NURS 840DNP Practicum I 1,22
NURS 841DNP Practicum II 1,22
NURS 842DNP Practicum III 1,22
NURS 843DNP Practicum IV 1,22
NURS 844DNP Practicum V 1,2,32
NURS 947Scholarly Project Planning1
NURS 948Scholarly Project I 41
NURS 949Scholarly Project II 41
NURS 950Scholarly Project Defense1
Total Hours14

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 78 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than B may be applied to the degree
  • Successful completion of Comprehensive Exam
  • Successful completion of 1232 Practicum hours
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident & Online Format

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