2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    Nov 30, 2022  
2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

R.N. to Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)

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Required Courses: 84-91 credits

General Education - Distribution Areas: 40 credits

The following undergraduate courses (or their equivalents) are required, but the hours are not factored into this program’s total required credits. Click here to see a list of applicable General Education courses from the Samford University Undergraduate Catalog.

Natural Sciences/Applied Sciences (19): College Algebra or higher-level math (3); Anatomy (4); Physiology (4); Microbiology (4); Intro to Chemistry or higher-level Chemistry (4)

Social Sciences (9): Intro to Psychology (3); Developmental Psychology (3); Speech (3)

Humanities (6): English Composition I and II (3 crds each)

Other Liberal Arts Courses (6): Liberal arts credit may be chosen from political science, history, English literature, languages, philosophy, biology, chemistry, psychology, sociology, geography, economics, religion, and fine arts (no more than three credits may be in fine arts).

Selected Option: Advanced Practice Courses: 47-55 credits

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP): 

    Family Nurse Practitioner (47)

    FNP-Emergency Nurse Practitioner Dual Conc (55)

Nursing Administration (49)

Nursing Informatics & Analytics (51)

Total Required Credits: 84-92

NOTE: Total Required Credits does not include General Education Distribution Area Requirements.

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