2022-2023 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Program is under review and subject to change/closure/replacement. Program is closed to new admits.

R.N. to Doctor of Nursing Practice: 84-92 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. See the Samford University Undergraduate Catalog for a list of applicable general education courses.

  • 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

Total Required Credits: 84-92

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

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