Published on May 19, 2023 by Emily Naubert  

.Samford University is now accepting applicants for its Bachelor of Science (B.S.N.) in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Family Nurse Practitioner (F.N.P.) degree program, which is a three-year, full-time program spanning nine semesters.

This full-time program is designed for individuals who already hold a B.S.N. and wish to further their education and practice as a F.N.P. The program is delivered fully online, with only one on-campus visit required per year, while clinicals will be conducted in the student’s own community.

The D.N.P. Family Nurse Practitioner program at Samford is faith-based, offering a learning experience that allows students to grow both spiritually and academically. The students will receive engagement with faculty and other students frequently through virtual options, discussion boards, mentoring and campus visits.

For those interested in applying, detailed admissions requirements can be found on the program’s website, which is linked below. The application deadline is November 1st, 2023, with the program starting in the summer of 2024. This is an excellent opportunity for registered nurses who are seeking to advance their careers and become family nurse practitioners.

To apply or for more information about the program, please visit the program’s website linked below. For additional concerns, students can schedule a meeting with Allyson Maddox, whose information is linked below, or sign up for a Q&A session using the provided link.

Program’s Website

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Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.