Nursing Practice (DNP)

Minnesota State University, Mankato is proud to offer two DNP tracks for students interested in becoming doctorally prepared. 

  • BS-DNP/FNP Track: This full-time program takes 3 years to complete 
  • MSN-DNP Track: This part-time, fully online track takes 2 years to complete

Both tracks emphasize our renonwed family-focused curriculum, helping students learn how to provide the best care possible to individuals, their families and the community.


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The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at MInnesota State University, Mankato is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

About the Program

Discover the learning outcomes, curriculum, advising and tuition information about the Doctor of Nursing program. Location: 7700 France Ave. Edina.

Application & Admission

Get all the details about admission requirements and how to apply to one of our DNP Tracks: BS-DNP/FNP and MSN-DNP.

Nursing Practice, BS-DNP/FNP Track

Students admitted into the BSN to DNP Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner program progress full-time through the curriculum and obtain the DNP degree in 3 years.

Nursing Practice MSN-DNP Track

This post-masters DNP program is part-time, fully online, and takes 2 years to complete.

APRN Licensure

Find information on completing the APRN licensure forms for the board of nursing.

Faculty and Staff

Meet the School of Nursing faculty and staff.