Ashland University

Overview: Ashland University: Dwight Schar College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Department: Dwight Schar College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Programs Offered: FNP
Degree Types: DNP (BSN required)
Accreditation: CCNE
Instruction Methods: Majority of instruction is asynchronous. However, some instructors may have scheduled lectures that students must attend live online.
Phone Number: (419) 289-5471
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Ashland University Online FNP Program

Online Doctor of Nursing Program (BSN to DNP) Program – Family Nurse Practitioner

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with an on-campus orientation and five additional on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1000 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 77 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 6 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 4 years (taking 3-8 credits of full-time study per semester)
Program Start Date: Summer admission only
Number of Terms: 12 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN; at least one year of clinical experience required
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$50,050 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $650 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program only accepts students from states participating in SARA. Program does not accept students from California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York