University of Central Florida

Doctors of Nursing Program Listing

University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816-0112
Year of First Graduating Class: 2010
Number of Students per Annual Cohort: 8
Post MSN hours required: 42
BSN to DNP hours required: 81
Curriculum Delivery: Hybrid
Comments: Post-Master’s DNP Track: Clinical doctorate designed for nurses who already have a specialty as an NP or CNS. Alternative plans of study available for nurses with a non-nursing bachelor’s degree, and for nurses with an MSN degree in a non-NP or non-CNS specialty. These students should apply to the post-baccalaureate DNP track

Post-Baccalaureate DNP Track: 3 specialties include Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology NP, Adult-Gerontology CNS. MSN awarded after completing 57-59 credit hours and 600-720 clinical hours. DNP awarded after completing 22 additional credit hours and 420 additional clinical hours.

UCF College of Nursing’s Baccalaureate and Master’s in Nursing programs are CCNE accredited. DNP accreditation is pending.

Contacts: Susan K. Chase, EdD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FNAP
Associate Dean & Professor, Graduate Affairs;Coordinator, Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
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