BSN to DNP (Advanced Practice Nursing)
Doctoral Degree

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Overview


Pittsburg State University’s BSN to DNP program provides you with the highest level of preparation for nursing practice.

This 74 credit-hour program will provide the successful graduate with a terminal degree for nursing practice. You can also select the optional emphasis area of Nursing Education by adding just 3 additional credit hours.

Our program is immersive and allows for specialization in the advanced practice role. It is the perfect choice for advanced healthcare professionals with a career focus of leadership at the bedside and in the boardroom.

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  • Application Process & Resources
  • Plan of Study

Pittsburg State University’s BSN to DNP program provides you with the highest level of preparation for nursing practice.

This 74 credit-hour program will provide the successful graduate with a terminal degree for nursing practice. You can also select the optional emphasis area of Nursing Education by adding just 3 additional credit hours.

Our program is immersive and allows for specialization in the advanced practice role. It is the perfect choice for advanced healthcare professionals with a career focus of leadership at the bedside and in the boardroom.

At the completion of the MSN to DNP program, graduates will possess the terminal degree for nursing practice and will be prepared to function as expert clinicians, nurse leaders, and/or clinical faculty. 

Our graduates are qualified for a number of advanced nursing roles including:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Medical Services
  • Director of Nursing
  • Hospitalist
  • Many more

According to the U.S. Department of Labor the median annual wage for nurse practitioners in these types of roles is just over $100,000.

DNP applicants will be considered for admission based up their application and resource availability. The application period runs from August 1st until October 10th. The program will start in the summer session.

Application Process

  1. Apply for admission to Pittsburg State University's Graduate School. (When asked "What will your status be as you enter PSU?" - Select "Doctor of Nursing Practice" only.)

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About School of Nursing


Welcome to the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing! The Bradley School of Nursing has been educating today’s nursing professionals for nearly 50 years. Our faculty are among the most accomplished in the Midwest. Students can select programs such as the BSN (Pre-licensure), RN to BSN, MSN (Education Emphasis), MSN to DNP, and the BSN to DNP.

Click on the links below to learn more about our nursing programs and the School of Nursing application process for each program.

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