The DNP -Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program is an extension of the state's first
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program for advanced practice nurses.
Course of Study
Students may attend full-time or part-time. The program is approved by the Georgia Board of Regents as a web-based program with greater than 50 percent of the program taught online. Currently, students are completing the program in cohorts located on Augusta and Athens campuses.
Prospective students for the DNP-FNP programs are considered on an individual basis requiring careful evaluation of their transcripts and clinical backgrounds to determine specific content and courses needed to reach their professional goals.
Scholarship and Educational Opportunities
Deadline : Fall 2017 deadline - extended to May 1, 2017
Spring 2018 deadline (open to Augusta University MSN-CNL alumni only; part-time study only) - extended to May 1, 2017
Complete applications fully processed into the system by the application deadline will receive consideration priority.
Applicants are encouraged to check the status of their application regularly to ensure documents requested and/or sent have been processed into the system.
Jean Pawl, PhD, RN, OCN, CNE
Acting Interim Program Director, DNP Primary Care Tracks
Patricia Bowman, DNP, FNP, RN
FNP Track Coordinator
Karen Sturgill, MPA
Program Manager 2
For additional information
about the DNP degree, visit the American Association of Colleges of Nursing website or view the DNP Essentials document.