Nursing (MSN to DNP)

Doctor of nursing practice University of Missouri-St. Louis
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Delivery of this program is blended: You will complete most course work online, but on-campus visits are required. For more details, please see the DNP plans of study and the DNP intensive days schedule.

Successful completion of the program requires 33 credit hours of course work.

Course planner

The chart below shows the courses offered in this program. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.


Prior to completion of the DNP program, students will complete a clinical scholarship project that satisfies the graduate school requirement.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-St. Louis be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

  • Program authorized
  • Program authorized with stipulations
  • Program not authorized

Not authorized

Students residing in some states are not eligible to enroll in this program. See our state authorization page for a full list of states in which this program is not authorized.

Authorized with stipulations

Students residing in these states may be eligible to enroll in this program, but certain stipulations exist.

  • Colorado

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This program is administered by the College of Nursing