School Of Nursing Doctoral Degrees

Aspire for More in Patient Care and Professional Excellence with Liberty’s Nursing Doctorate

Have you ever considered taking your current nursing career to the next level? There is a national and worldwide shortage of family practice providers. Advance your skills and clinical expertise so you can make an even bigger impact on the lives of families globally! Partner with Liberty’s School of Nursing to fill the need for nursing professionals in even the most rural and medically untouched areas. Our program will help you develop treatment plans, educate patients on disease prevention, and enable you to give prescriptions.

We believe in treating patients holistically, from their physical health to their emotional and spiritual health. With our mission to Train Champions for Christ, we do our best to equip you with strong biblical ethics that can be applied across all fields of nursing practice.

Prepare to make a lifelong impact on patient care and the healthcare industry as a whole! Whether you have a heart to serve internationally in a missional capacity, or you are looking to advance your current nursing position, we want to help you reach your goals. Gain the academic and spiritual mentorship you crave in a rigorous doctoral program with Liberty’s School of Nursing. It’s time to pursue and fulfill your nursing aspirations.


Available Degree Program

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) – Family Nurse Practitioner


Why Choose Liberty’s Doctorate Degree in Nursing?

Partner with our successful students, alumni, and faculty who have used Liberty’s resources to propel their careers further. As a doctoral nursing student, you will have countless opportunities to grow and set yourself apart in the field of medicine.

Some of the benefits you will receive as a student in our doctoral nursing degree include the following:

  • Our degrees are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • As a nonprofit, Christian university, we view nursing as a ministry. Our dedicated Christian faculty are excited to share their expertise in the clinical and administrative field of nursing with students like you.
  • Our curriculum is supported by our Simulation Center. The center provides state-of-the-art equipment like robots for telehealth care opportunities, skill labs for skills like suturing, 12 lead ECG, and X-ray interpretation. Engage in cases and assignments that mirror real-world problems with clinical applications.
  • Our program supports students completing Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) practicum hours, and we offer one-on-one support to complete your scholarly project with a faculty project chair.
  • Our first-year graduates had a 100% employment rate upon graduation, and both our first- and second-year graduates had a 100% first-time pass rate on the FNP certification examination.
  • Liberty’s doctoral nursing degrees meet the educational requirements for graduates to sit for the national certification examination, which is required for nurse practitioners to receive state licensure.
  • Students complete over 600 FNP practicum hours and over 500 DNP practicum hours.

Earn your doctoral degree in nursing from a university that gives you more. Develop professionally and ethically with a nonprofit, Christian college dedicated to your success. Join the Liberty family and propel your career and earning potential further than you thought possible.

School of Nursing Doctoral Degree Information

  • Residential format
  • 78 total hours
  • Transfer up to 6 credits
  • Check out the course catalog

Admission Requirements for Doctoral Nursing Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:*

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