BSN-prepared RNs can earn their Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree with Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration through ORU’s online BSN to DNP program in as little as eight semesters of full-time study.
This program requires 70 course credits: * 32.5 credits of FNP preparation * 34 credits of DNP coursework * 3.5 credits of ORU distinctive courses. Your practicum hours will include 500 hours of DNP research and 705 hours of FNP clinical practicums. Many clinical courses require an on-campus residency. For more information visit:
All courses blend ORU’s unique Whole Person Education with the attention and experience of Christ-centered professors who are active in the medical field to create a transforming online learning experience. Unlike other schools, ORU will launch advance practice nurses who are developed academically, physically and spiritually—a tri-fold foundation needed in today’s medical professions.
*Students who have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with a current, unencumbered RN license are candidates for the BSN to DNP program. Please note there are additional requirements that must be met if you reside outside OK. Anna Vaughn College of Nursing is located at 7777 South Lewis Ave in Tulsa. For more information visit: or call 918-495-6133.

The Anna Vaughn College of Nursing

is at the forefront of nursing science, technology, and patient care. Our innovative undergraduate BSN curriculum uses concept-based and immersive, high-tech instruction. Our online RN to BSN and Master’s programs reflect society’s most pressing healthcare needs, and our DNP program prepare graduates for leadership roles in academia, government, and industry. A nursing education at ORU is a unique opportunity.
As an ORU nursing student, you’ll take classroom learning into high-tech simulation labs and then out into the community. You’ll have the opportunity to practice in outstanding medical facilities experiencing some of the most rewarding practice environments locally and across the world. You’ll be supported by your peers and faculty advisors and you’ll learn how to collaborate with a team of professionals to deliver the highest level of care.