Post-Masters Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Plan

The School of Nursing at Missouri State offers a Post-Masters Doctor of Nursing Practice degree for individuals with a master’s degree from an accredited program interested in pursuing a doctorate degree. The post-masters DNP program is available to students from all states except Massachusetts. For more information, please visit Missouri State University's online articulation agreements webpage.

After you have been admitted into the program you will take a total 29 hours of doctorate-level course work and 528 clinical rotation hours. The Post-Masters DNP program can be completed full-time or part-time and takes a minimum of four semesters to complete.

Sample schedule

Below are links to sample schedules for the Post-Masters DNP program. These schedules should not replace meetings with your advisor but only serve as a guide. Keep in mind that you must be accepted to the graduate college and the program before you can begin taking courses. Courses should be completed in exactly the order they are listed on these sample schedules. This is to ensure that you will meet all requirements for graduation.

Post-Masters Doctor of Nursing Degree Plan Options