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Bethel University’s mostly online Doctor of Nursing Practice prepares healthcare professionals who can stay on the cutting edge of their field and lead their organizations toward positive change.

Bethel’s Doctor of Nursing Practice programs are designed to fit your life and goals, wherever you are and wherever you’re headed. The mostly online format allows you to complete your coursework in your own community, which enables you to apply what you’re learning to your unique healthcare context. With both fall and spring start dates, you can earn your degree in as few as two years. Start exploring our program options to determine which best meets your goals.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Our post-masters Doctor of Nursing Practice is designed to custom-fit the lives of Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) across the country. Our mostly online format allows you to complete your coursework and practicum hours in your home community, empowering you to apply what you’ve learned in your unique context. With both fall and spring start dates, you can earn your degree in as few as two years.

Delivery Online
Location St. Paul
Credits 36–39
Tuition per Credit $875
Estimated Total Tuition $31,500–34,125*

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Doctor of Nursing Practice + M.A. Strategic Leadership

In the Doctor of Nursing Practice + M.A. Strategic Leadership program, you’ll build on your unique skills and experiences to become a leader of greater influence in your healthcare setting. A dual degree program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice + M.A. Strategic Leadership enables B.S.N. graduates to earn their master’s and doctorate degrees in as few as three years. Our mostly online format allows you to complete your coursework and practicum in your community, so you can immediately apply what you’re learning in the context where you’re already serving. Students can begin courses in fall or spring.

Deliveries Blended, and Online
Location St. Paul
Credits 71-72
Tuition per Credit $468–875
Estimated Total Tuition $55,071*

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Doctor of Nursing Practice + MBA

The Doctor of Nursing Practice + MBA program will equip you for management positions in a variety of healthcare settings. As a dual degree program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice + MBA program enables B.S.N. graduates to earn their master’s and doctorate degrees in as few as three years. You’ll complete your coursework online and practicum hours in your own community, allowing you to apply what you’re learning to your unique context. Courses begin in both fall and spring. 

Deliveries Blended, and Online
Location St. Paul
Credits 71-72
Tuition per Credit $650-875
Estimated Total Tuition $58,896*

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* These DNP program details and costs are estimated and subject to change. View our program details disclaimer for more information.

Licensure 

Bethel University cannot confirm whether courses or programs meet requirements for professional licensure in states outside of Minnesota. Students should contact their program's licensing bureau to determine whether Bethel's program meets requirements for licensure in their state.