Program Details

Admission Requirements

Master of Science in Nursing
To be eligible for this program, students must meet the following qualifications:
• BSN degree from a NLNAC/CCNE accredited nursing program
• Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Current unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in the United States
• Three letters of recommendation: Minimum of one academic and one clinical
• Copy of curriculum vitae or resume
• 500-word essay describing: Your interest in becoming a nurse practitioner and how you plan to use your education to affect patient outcomes
• Minimum of one year of professional nursing experience
• Upon starting the program, a background check, fingerprint check, and proof of immunization are also required

Doctor of Nursing Practice
To be eligible for this program, students must meet the following qualifications:
• MS or MSN from a NLNAC/CCNE accredited nursing program
• Current board certification as an advanced practice nurse
• Minimum of a 3.25 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Three letters of recommendation: Minimum of one academic and one clinical
• Copy of curriculum vitae or resume
• Three-page essay, double spaced: Describe your interest in becoming a nurse practitioner as well as your philosophy of graduate nursing education. In addition, describe an area of interest you have that would lend itself to scholarly inquiry.
• Possible interview may be requested
• Upon starting the program, a background check, fingerprint check, and proof of immunization are also required

BSN to DNP Program
To be eligible for this program, students must meet the following qualifications:

• BSN degree from a NLNAC/CCNE accredited nursing program
• Minimum of 3.25 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Current unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in the U.S.
• Three letters of recommendation: Minimum of one academic, one clinical
• Copy of curriculum vitae or resume
• Three-page essay, double spaced: Describe your interest in becoming a nurse practitioner as well as your philosophy of graduate nursing education. In addition, describe an area of interest you have that would lend itself to scholarly inquiry.
• Minimum of one year of professional nursing experience
• Upon starting the program, a background check, fingerprint check, and proof of immunization are also required

Post-Master’s Certificate
To be eligible for this program, students must meet the following qualifications:

• MSN degree from a NLNAC/CCNE accredited nursing program
• Minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Current unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in the U.S.
• Three letters of recommendation: Minimum of one academic, one clinical
• Copy of curriculum vitae or resume
• 500-word essay describing: Your interest in becoming a nurse practitioner and how you plan to use your education to affect patient outcomes
• Minimum of one year of professional nursing experience prior to starting any courses
• Upon starting the program, a background check, fingerprint check, and proof of immunization are also required

Tuition and Fees*

Post-Master’s Certificate – AGACNP$78135$27,335

Online Program Cost Per Credit Hour Credits Total
MSN AGPCNP $781 41 (13 courses) $32,021
MSN FNP $781 47 (15 courses) $36,701
MSN PNP $781 44 (14 courses) $34,364
MSN PMHNP $781 50 (16 courses) $38,050
MSN AGACNP $781 47 (15 courses) $36,701
Post-Master’s Certificate – AGPCNP $781 29 $22,649
Post-Master’s Certificate – FNP $781 35 $27,335
Post-Master’s Certificate – PNP $781 32 $24,992
BSN to DNP – AGPCNP $781/MSN $879/DNP 68 $56,342
BSN to DNP – FNP $781/MSN $879/DNP 74 $61,028
BSN to DNP – PMHNP $781/MSN $879/DNP 77 $61,028
BSN to DNP – PNP $781/MSN $879/DNP 71 $63,371
BSN to DNP – AGACNP $781/MSN $879/DNP 74 $61,028
DNP $879 33 $29,007

 

Additional Costs
$800 OneFee (includes textbooks)
$80 Typhon software fee
$75-$120 background check fee

*All tuition and fees are subject to change.

Transfer Credits
Transfer credits can help students save time and money. Students with existing credit from an accredited university can request that their transcripts be reviewed and the credits be considered for transfer to Maryville University. Review is done and transfer credits are granted on a case-by-case basis.

Academic Calendar

Term Application Deadline Term Start Date
Summer 2016 B May 23rd, 2016 July 5th, 2016
Fall 2016 A July 18th, 2016 August 29th, 2016
Fall 2016 B September 12th, 2016 October 24th, 2016

Computer Requirements
To succeed in a Maryville online learning program, you should be comfortable with PC technology, email, and the Internet. Your computer must provide access to the Internet for course information, as well as interaction with faculty, other students, and the Maryville University administration. You should be familiar with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel prior to the start of your program. For assistance, contact the Maryville University Help Desk.

Email: helpdesk@maryville.edu
Online Graduate Nursing Help Phone Number: 855.577.2039

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