Become an expert nurse practitioner

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RN Class

The D.N.P. and the M.S.N. - Nurse Practitioner programs offer expert faculty, extensive hands-on lab practice and 100 percent of classes online. You can complete the M.S.N. - N.P. program to become a nurse practitioner, or use the program to seamlessly transition into the D.N.P. program. There are no entrance exam requirements. Plus, both programs allow you to customize your degree with the following nurse practitioner concentration options: 

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Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner — Learn to use complex monitoring and invasive therapies, high-intensity interventions and continuous vigilance within the range of high-acuity care for adults of all ages, including the elderly.

Family Nurse Practitioner — Emphasizes quality relationships with patients, families and communities, as well as education and coordination of services aimed at specific health outcomes.

Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner — Learn to apply the nursing process and medical/medication management to promote optimal mental health for children, adolescents and adults of all ages.

Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner — Focus on health promotion, disease prevention and management of acute and chronic conditions for patients from birth through the age of 21.


Nurse practitioner career growth rate by 2031 
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Average nurse 
practitioner salary 
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SLU nursing school national ranking (Niche)

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of new N.P and D.N.P students receive a tuition scholarship

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At Saint Louis University, you’ll earn your degree at an institution that is a national leader in nursing education. Ranked 21st in the nation for nursing by Niche, SLU offers expert faculty with deep professional connections, innovative nursing labs and a reputation for excellence throughout the nursing profession. Plus, we understand the importance of flexibility for our students, which is why we offer our classes online, allowing you to complete your nursing degree from anywhere.

Discover SLU’s nursing practitioner programs.

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