Andrews University

School of Health Professions

Doctor of Nursing Practice



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Andrews University focuses on providing quality instruction. Upon this foundation, we strive to prepare healthcare professionals focusing on the holistic health model. The Doctor of Nursing Practice prepares advanced practice clinicians capable of meeting growing societal healthcare needs. Providing the curriculum and professional support of a top-ranked Seventh-day Adventist Christian university, Andrews University’s Department of Nursing allows working nurses to apply evidence-based knowledge and skills to their present career, positioning them for leadership roles in the healthcare industry. Upon completion, graduates who earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice will also gain the expertise required to practice as Family Nurse Practitioners.

The Andrews Edge:

  • Online program: typically, only one campus visit required
  • Dedicated Department of Nursing statistician ready to help you with scholarly project
  • Attentive support from knowledgeable nursing professors and distance education specialists
  • Experience your education within a Christian framework of dedicated faculty
  • Affordable cost per credit hour

This DNP program offers three tracks:

  • BS to DNP (65 Credits)
  • MS to DNP (56 Credits)
  • MS/APRN to DNP (40 Credits)


In candidacy status with ACEN .

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 40-65

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 609.00 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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