Jul 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

Nursing, Post-Baccalaureate RN to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) CRNP Option, DNP

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Degree Requirements

Post-baccalaureate RN to DNP students must complete 74 credits in the approved post-baccalaureate RN-DNP family (individual across the lifespan) CRNP option.  Students must also successfully complete the DNP project. Only doctoral courses will be accepted for doctoral transfer credit. Please note that a waiver of any requirement must be approved in writing by the academic program director.


Advanced Practice RN Core Courses (9 Credits)


Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Role & Population Focused Area (18 Credits, 672 direct clinical hours)

DNP Specialty

(16 credits, 560 minimal direct and/or systems-based care clinical hours)


NURS 889 - DNP Project Advisement  (3 credits) is required each semester until completion of the Capstone Practice Improvement Project (672 direct clinical hours to individuals and families, plus DNP minimum 560 hours in direct and/or systems-based care.)

The overview for Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) CRNP Option is 74 credits with 1,232 clinical hours.

The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later.  Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission.  Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at http://Catalog.widener.edu.

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