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Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP)

The DNP – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program is a post-BSN Doctor of Nursing Practice focused on the primary care of families.

Within the framework of liberal arts education and guided by the values of the Lutheran Church, the post-BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) to DNP/FNP track of study prepares nurses for advanced nursing leadership and integrative primary care of families across cultures and care settings. Emphasis is on eliminating health inequities through peaceful, just, and collaborative actions that uphold and improve human potential. Graduates will be eligible to apply for certification as Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs) through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).


Hybrid DNP-FNP Program Highlights

Location: Minneapolis 

Format: Up to 6 sessions per semester via synchronous Zoom; Asynchronous learning between sessions, face-to-face instruction

Completion time: Full Time 4-year program (with BAN/BSN)

Credits: 80

Cost per credit: $1,035

Start: Fall

Additional spotlights: Primary care focused, immersion experiences, Faculty-guided and/or independent practica, Clinical sites arranged by faculty

Students must be a licensed RN with a completed BSN/BAN OR Masters in Nursing before enrolling.


Scholarship Opportunities

An Augsburg education is one of the most worthwhile investments you’ll ever make, and we are committed to helping you find ways to make that investment affordable.

  • DNP students employed by an Augsburg  corporate or community partner may be eligible for $80 off (per credit) tuition reduction
  • Department of Nursing Awarded Scholarships
  • Inclusion Excellence Scholarship:  Aimed to reduce financial barriers to graduate education for BIPOC identifying students, historically under-represented students, first generation college students, and/or those with the greatest financial need. Learn more HERE.