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 2019 through summer 2020. 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 Research 13
NURS 715Theoretical Application for Advanced Practice Nursing 13
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 Biostatistics3
NURS 834Health Care Operations and Financial Management3
NURS 836Translational Research in Health Care3
Advanced Practice Core Courses
NURS 711Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology3
NURS 712Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Practitioners 23
NURS 713Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners3
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 30
NURS 838Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (280 practicum hrs.) 1,45
NURS __ Family Nurse Practioner Practicum 52
NURS __ Family Nurse Practioner Practicum 64
Elective Course
NURS 750Spiritual Care (or one 700-900 level course)3
Project & Practicum Courses
NURS 839Proposal Development 2,72
NURS 840DNP Practicum I (112 practicum hrs.) 2,72
NURS 841DNP Practicum II (112 practicum hrs.) 2,72
NURS 842DNP Practicum III (112 practicum hrs.) 2,72
NURS 843DNP Practicum IV (112 practicum hrs.) 2,72
NURS 844DNP Practicum V (112 practicum hrs.) 2,7,8,94
Total Hours78

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 78 hours
  • A minimum of 72 hours must be completed through Liberty University, not to include credits from a prior degree earned through Liberty
  • A maximum of 6 hours of transfer credit, including credit from a degree on the same academic level previously earned through Liberty, may be applied to the degree
  • 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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