Bachelor of Science In Nursing - Doctor of Nursing Practice

Family Nurse Practitioner – BSN-DNP

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The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) predicts that, in the near future, nurse practitioners will be required to complete a doctoral-level education to enter into practice. If you’re an RN with your baccalaureate degree looking for greater autonomy and greater earning potential, this program is designed for you.

Benefits of Indiana State University

  • Individualized learning experiences
  • Small class sizes: DNP project courses have a 1:8 faculty-student ratio
  • No GRE or MAT required
  • No campus visits required
  • Earn your FNP/DNP in 28 months
  • Learn from world-class faculty comprised of experienced nursing leaders and clinicians

Indiana State University’s Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) curriculum is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This innovative, distance-based program builds upon your nursing foundation to help you become a well-educated, highly sought after clinical professional with the skills to serve your community as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Our program focuses on evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and organizational leadership.

Indiana State University’s School of Nursing, founded in 1963, provides a transformative academic experience by prioritizing student achievement. We elevate the educational experience through a range of carefully crafted programs, each one focused on students’ ultimate nursing career success. We provide small class sizes and acclaimed professors who actively engage with students; we provide an online learning environment that is supportive, stimulating, and inclusive.

Applications are accepted twice a year:

October 1 for Spring (January start)
March 1 for Fall (August start) *** Extended deadline June 1 ***

Learn more about the program and the curriculum