NEARLY 50 YEARS OF IMPACTING HEALTHCARE WORLD-WIDE

With almost 50 years of impacting healthcare around the world, 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 School of Nursing offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with an emphasis in becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Nursing Educator (NE)

Application for Fall 2021 open through July 31

Apply Today

 

 

Our program is listed by Andrews University as one that offers tuition reduction for students enrolled in the DNP.

 

Contact the School of Nursing at 800-877-2863 or 269-471-3312 or email gradnursing@andrews.edu for more information.

 

Our program is approved and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) for Fall 2017 - Fall 2022.

OUR ONLINE PROGRAM OFFERS THREE TRACKS:

 

BSN-DNP

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.

 

MSN-DNP

The option for nurses with a master's degreee in nursing without an advanced practice focus. This clinical doctorate option is 56 credits.

 

APRN/MSN-DNP

The option for nurses with a master's degree in nursing without an advanced practice focus. This clinical doctorate option is 56 credits.

ADMISSION RQUIREMENTS

DNP APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCESS

The application deadline for each new cohoart is July 30. Cohort starts in the fall session. Faculty reserves the right to interview applications based on information coming in duirng the applicaiton process. With each new cohort on orientation coming in during the application peocess. With each new cohort, an orientation is provided online before courses begin.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. Must meet standard requirements for graduate admissions at Andrews University- VISIT GRADUATE ENROLLMENT  for more information.

2. Must meet admission requirements for School of Nursing at Andrews University:

Requirements Standard
Minimum overal GPA 3.25 on a 4.0 scale in the highest nursing degree
GRE Not required
Letters of recommendation

Two from the following:

  • Professional colleague with at least Master's degree
  • Doctorally prepared person
  • Current Supervisor
Resume CV also accepted
Goal Statement (500 words)

Use these points to develop your goal statement:

  •  Identify your area of focus (choose Family Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Educator)
  • Describe how this focus will help you achieve your future goals.
Degress BSN or MSN from an accredited school (ACEN or CCNE and other accrediting bodies for foreign degrees).
Undergraduate/Graduate Courses Required with a grade of B or better
  •  Statistics
  • Track 3: APRN/MSN to DNP (NE Focus) students must have graduate level
    pharmacology, health assessment, and pathophysiology
License
  • Current unencumbered RN license.
  • APRN certification where appropriate with evidence of practicum hours
    completed in APRN education.
  • Faculty reserve the right to require an interview of applicants based on reasons they identify

 

BE A WORLD CHANGER

Andrews University 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.  


 

CONTACT DNP

Phone: 269-471-3312
Email: gradnursing@andrews.edu         

School of Nursing
Marsh Hall 200, 8475 University Blvd
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104-0200