FAQs


How many hours is the NNP major?
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner major is a 75 credit hour curriculum designed to prepare experienced registered nurses for the advanced practice nursing role of Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP).

What curriculum does the program emphasize?
The curriculum emphasizes advanced nursing care of newborns and infants from birth through the first two years of life. The spectrum of health from promotion of wellness to management of acute and chronic illness in a variety of settings is incorporated into the program.

What are the two program study options?
1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a major of Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP).
2. Post Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree for the NNP, a study option which allows nurses who have completed an advanced nursing degree (master's or doctorate) to prepare for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner role.

Are full-time and part-time degree plans available?
Yes

Are global mission opportunities available to students?
Yes.

What are application deadlines?
For the fall start date applicants should plan to complete all admission materials on or before February 1