Doctor of Nursing Practice: BSN to DNP

The Best of Both Worlds


Individualized mentoring, specialized curriculums

Throughout the program a dedicated advisor will help you customize our curriculum to meet your career goals as a nurse practitioner. Click any of the following specialties to view more details:
•​ Family
•​ Pediatric

Access to expertise

Small classes led by expert clinicians and researchers, provide you with the latest information and best practices in areas such as:
• Health Care Informatics
•​ Population Health
•​ Improvement Science
•​ Evidence-Based Practice
•​ Nursing Leadership

Designed for working professionals

The BSN to DNP program can be completed in 8-10 semesters (four years), depending on your previous educational preparation and the specialty you choose. The first four semesters are taught on-campus and culminate in a Master of Science in Nursing and eligibility for national certification in an advanced practice specialty for nurse practitioners. 

The last four semesters are taught online using a case study model, with some scheduled times you can be online together as well as two weekend intensive sessions at our Boston campus each semester.  This schedule will give you the flexibility to study on your own time and work concurrently as a nurse practitioner.


Program Goals 

Upon completion of the BSN to DNP program, you will be prepared to take the advanced practice certification exam for your chosen specialty. You will hone critical thinking, diagnostic reasoning, assessment and decision-making skills, preparing you to be a highly skilled and reflective nurse leader. Strengthening your competencies and developing a focus on nursing leadership, will empower you within complex systems of care for an increasingly diverse patient population.

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