Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, DNP


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Total Hours Required for Degree:  54

**Pending Louisiana State Board of Nursing approval, this program is effective beginning Summer 2021.**

The Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, DNP program is a hybrid program with 50-99% of coursework offered online.

Please review the Admission to the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program  section on the Department of Graduate Nursing page for admission requirements.

To earn the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, the student must complete all degree requirements including:

  • A miminum of 20 hours of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing competencies;
  • A minimum of 34 hours of Doctor of Nursing Practice essentials;
  • Completion of the Doctor of Nursing Practice clinical project; and
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 at all times.

General Notes


  • Credits applied must be earned within 6 calendar years from the time the student first enrolled in the program.
  • Only transfer credits with a grade of B or better may be applied toward the degree.
  • Students must earn a grade of B or better in all courses applied to the degree.
  • All degree and graduation requirements may be found on the Graduate School Regulations  page.

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