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Doctor Of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
16-week on-campus courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 6 credit hours of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2019

Prepare for Excellence with a Christian University Dedicated to Your Nursing Career Advancement

Are you passionate about making a difference in patient care worldwide through clinical excellence? Get excited about a rewarding career in wellness and prevention. Prepare to treat all kinds of conditions that cause suffering in family members, from children to grandparents. At Liberty, we have the doctoral degree in nursing you’ll need to achieve your career aspirations!

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Why Choose Liberty’s DNP – Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program?

Hands-On Training through our Simulation Center

Receive the best of the best in experiential learning with our Simulation Center. Our Center provides state of the art industry equipment right on campus. Engage in projects that mirror real-world problems with clinical applications, using robots for telehealth care opportunities, and various skill labs for suturing, 12 lead ECG, and X-ray interpretation. Take your hands-on training to the next level with Liberty.

Academic Rigor + Faculty Mentorship = Student Success

You deserve to study your doctorate at a school that gives you confidence. With Liberty’s Family Nurse Practitioner DNP degree program, we strive to cultivate your trust by ensuring your professional nursing success. Our degrees are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). You can rest assured that your degree will be recognized across the nation for nursing excellence.

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What Will You Learn in Our Family Nurse Practitioner DNP Program?

With Liberty’s DNP – Family Nurse Practitioner program, you will learn how to integrate nursing science, research, theory, and scholarship into advanced practice nursing. Our doctorate degree will equip you to create an effective healthcare environment that improves the quality of patient care, cost-effectiveness, and clinical outcomes.

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Degree Info
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our DNP – Family Nurse Practitioner Program

  • 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 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 state of the art Simulation Center and cutting edge industry equipment.
  • Our program supports students completing Family Nurse Practitioner 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 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 national certification examination, which are required for nurse practitioners to receive state licensure.
  • Students complete over 600 FNP practicum hours and over 500 DNP practicum hours!

Family Nurse Practitioner DNP Degree Information

Career Opportunities for DNP Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Graduates

Our DNP program will help you become a Family Nurse Practitioner in any of the following settings:

  • Academic
  • Blended clinical and administrative
  • Clinical
  • Community (such as school, correctional facility, etc.)
  • Doctor’s office
  • Hospital
  • Private practice

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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    *If an applicant receives an acceptance offer, additional supplemental steps will be needed upon final acceptance to remain in the DNP program, such as background check, FBI fingerprinting, drug screen, and compliance package through CastleBranch.