Elevating healthcare and your career with Concordia's online BSN to DNP program

You earned your BSN and have gained valuable experience working as a nurse. What's next? Our online BSN to DNP program builds on your existing knowledge and equips you with the highest level of education in nursing and the skills you need to become a family nurse practitioner or adult/gerontological primary care practitioner. You love helping people- take that to a whole new level with a DNP degree.

Cost Per Credit$779/860

$1000s in scholarships exclusively for adult and post-traditional learners

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Program Overview

Concordia's online BSN to DNP program helps you reach your full potential by providing you with the highest level of education in nursing in conjunction with over 1,000 practicum hours of hands-on experience to advance your care-taking abilities to new heights. Nurse practitioners take on more responsibility and provide services to patients more independently, typically taking on the role of a primary care provider. As an NP, you'll have greater authority in providing the best care possible for your patients from start to finish, including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

Nurse Practitioners are in high demand; the profession is expected to grow 45% from 2019 to 2029 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nurses who want to move into an APRN role must graduate from a master's or doctorate nursing practice program, pass the national certification exam, and earn licensure to practice. Concordia also offers an MSN for nurses who want to become NPs. The DNP is quickly becoming the standard for preparing nurses for modern advanced nursing roles.

Concordia’s graduates are consistently above the national average for national certification exams. They reflect the critical thinking and professional skills needed for future nurse leaders in both the clinical as well as the academic areas.


Concordia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Concordia University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Concentrations / Specializations

Areas of Specialization: BSN to DNP program

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Licensure / Certifications
States have established standards of practice for the nursing profession. While at the present time, we cannot provide a particular state’s educational requirements for licensing, we can assure you that we will provide you with the contact information for the state Board of Nursing for the state in which you are doing study. We are not accepting new students from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee or Wyoming. Additionally, Washington D.C. students are required to do clinicals in Virginia. Concordia University of Wisconsin is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission to conduct practice experiences in the state of Washington for the RN-BSN, MSN/FNP and MSN/AGPCNP program tracks. For more information, please go to the Nursing Commission's website.

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