Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Nearly 50 Year of Impacting Healthcare World-Wide

With almost 50 years of impacting healthcare around the world, the Andrews University School of Nursing continues with stellar preparation of nurses at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

The conceptual framework upon which all curricula are based is “Restoration to the Image of God”.

The First Seventh-Day Adventist University to Move Students from a Bachelors to a DNP

The School of Nursing offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with an emphasis in Family Nurse Practitioner. Andrews is the first Seventh-day Adventist nursing program to offer a program allowing students to move directly from a Bachelor of Science track to the DNP; this preparation will provide Advanced Practice Nurses for mission fields far and near

Our school offers the DNP program to address the ever changing needs of our society. The program has three tracks:

  1. BSN-DNP is the option for nurses with a bachelor's degree in nursing who want to be an advanced practice nurse. This clinical doctorate option is 65 credits.

  2. MSN-DNP is the option for nurses with a master's degree in nursing without an advanced practice focus. This clinical doctorate option is 56 credits.

  3. APRN/MSN-DNP is the option for master's-prepared Advanced Practice RNs (APRN) to complete their clinical doctorate. This option is 40 credits.



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For More Information:

Contact the School of Nursing at 800-877-2863 or 269-471-3312 or email