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About

The Doctor of Nursing  - Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Liberty University is designed to translate evidence-based research into practice. Our goal is to equip you to improve patient safety, as well as quality care, as you learn how to design a more effective healthcare environment

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Overview

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 University , we have the doctoral degree in nursing you’ll need to achieve your career aspirations!

With our program, you will complete over 600 FNP practicum hours! Our degrees also meet the educational requirements that allow you to sit for national certification exams required for nurse practitioner state licensure.

Why Choose Liberty’s Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program?

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 telehealthcare 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.

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

Accreditation

CCNE Accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Applications of Evidence-Based Care
  • Leadership, Policy, and Ethics
  • Women’s Health
  • Infant and Children’s Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

78 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission application
  • Official college transcripts showing either a BSN or MSN
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above in most recent nursing degree
  • Must have bachelor’s-level courses in statistics, research, and health assessment. A graduate-level biostatistics course is also required as a prerequisite to NURS 832, but this course may be completed after acceptance into the program.
  • Two years of professional nursing experience
  • Reference contact information for one academic, one professional, and one personal reference (submit through provided link)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample
  • Submit a copy of your American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers with AED card 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    635 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 635 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    635 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 635 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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