Apply by Nov. 30 for BSN-to-DNP | Apply by May 1 for Post-MSN
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program at UL Lafayette is designed to make you a leader in a constantly changing and complex healthcare system.
Our aim is to advance the nursing discipline and equip you with the knowledge and skill set to improve patient outcomes in your clinic, community, health system, and country.
- 100% online courses*.
- Affordable, flat-rate tuition.
- Supportive cohort learning environment.
- BSN-to-DNP or Post-MSN track options.
*Didactic coursework is online. In addition to practicum requirements, students participate in a two-day intensive prior to the start of the program and present their synthesis projects at the conclusion of the program.
Online Student Resources
- 24/7 technical support.
- Online library services.
- UL Lafayette Office of Career Services.
We offer affordable, flat-rate tuition for all our 100% online degree programs. Graduate programs are $480 per credit hour. Students enrolled in the BSN-to-DNP track take 70 graduate credit hours; those enrolled in the Post-MSN track complete 39 graduate credit hours.
This cost does not include course or lab fees.
Because our online degree programs are accredited, students may also apply for financial aid.
With your DNP degree, you’ll be poised to impact healthcare delivery through knowledge of evidence-based practice, leadership, organizational management, outcomes improvement and direct clinical practice.
Curriculum & Courses
This program is offered 100% online in 16-week semesters.
Our curriculum emphasizes evidence-based practice, organizational and systems leadership, health policy, and theoretical foundations for advanced practice nursing.
Admissions Deadlines & Requirements
Students enrolling in the BSN-to-DNP track begin as a cohort in January of each year and must apply by Nov. 30 to be considered for admission.
Those enrolling in the Post-MSN track begin in August of each year and must apply by May 1.