OHSU

Advanced Nursing Practice

Advance Practice Nurses

Earn a master’s degree in two years with full-time enrollment; or for eligible programs, stay three years and exit with a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree. Already have an advanced practice master’s degree in nursing? Earn a post-master’s certificate for additional licensure or continue on for a DNP.

Specialties

Family Nurse Practitioner

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Nurse anesthesia
Nurse-midwifery
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

For each of the specialties listed above you can enter with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and exit with a master of nursing degree. For all of these specialties except the nurse anesthesia program you can enter with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and exit with the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree. Applicants with an existing advanced practice license can achieve a post-master’s certificate in nurse-midwifery, psychiatric mental health or family nurse practice.