Kaplan University

Online Degree and Certificate Programs

M.S. - DNP Family Nurse Practitioner


1515 W Cypress Creek Rd

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - DNP Family Nurse Practitioner

Format: Online

Program Description:

Kaplan University's Master of Science in Nursing DNP Path allows you to study online and earn the credentials to pursue career advancement in administrative or advanced practice roles.* If you possess a bachelor's degree and apply to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, you must complete this program to move on to the Doctor of Nursing Practice. You can enhance your current practice expertise by choosing an executive leader, family nurse practitioner, or adult-gerontology nurse practitioner specialization. Explore how promote holistic health care to adults and children in a family context, while diagnosing and managing their acute and chronic health problems. Prepare to serve as an advocate for clients as they interact with the health care system. Complete a clinical practice experience and apply theoretical knowledge while working with a qualified preceptor.*† *Please note that most states require nurses to be nationally certified in order to obtain licensure as a nurse practitioner. Students are responsible for determining whether they will be eligible for state Board of Nursing approval and certification as a nurse practitioner or advanced practice nurse in their state. Students can obtain additional information from their state’s Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (AACN), and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).At this time, the Master of Science in Nursing—DNP Path is available only in select states. Speak with an Admissions Advisor for more information. *Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional certification or licensing may be required to work in certain fields. Check your state or local licensing agency for more details.

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Kaplan University is regionally accredited. See the Kaplan University website for details.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Associate's College

Loans Offered: Please see website for loans and financial aid availability.

Locale: Small City