Online Degree Programs

Post Baccalaureate to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP) Online

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UToledo is the first public institution in Ohio to offer a BSN to DNP program. The 100% online Post-Baccalaureate to Doctor of Nursing Practice program at The University of Toledo is designed to take BSN-prepared nurses to the highest level of clinical practice.

Our students also take advantage of real-world clinical opportunities with some of the best clinical sites in the region, including The University of Toledo Medical Center and ProMedica Healthcare.


The University of Toledo is a 4-year, public, regionally accredited university that has been serving students since 1872. As a student, you will enjoy direct contact with your advisor, and interactive faculty to help you achieve your goals. UToledo also has the resources of a large institution such as; eTutoring, IT Help Desk, and eLibrary


The 100% online DNP curriculum includes theoretical and clinical courses to prepare students to lead and develop innovative healthcare delivery in a variety of settings.

There are two BSN to DNP track options at The University of Toledo.

  • The BSN to DNP NP track is for the bachelor’s-prepared nurse who desires to complete the DNP and become an advanced practice nurse. Nurse practitioner tracks include:
    • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

  • The BSN to DNP Nurse Executive track is designed to take the bachelor’s-prepared nurse to the highest level of nursing leadership.
    • Nurse Executive *NEW*


Our graduates are ready to face the challenges of an increasingly complex healthcare environment and DNP’s remain in high demand for many healthcare roles. Our alumni have worked as:

  • Directors of staff development at leading healthcare organizations
  • Directors of evidence-based practice and leading healthcare organizations
  • Chief nursing officers for accountable-care organizations
  • Vice presidents of healthcare organizations

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Last Updated: 4/25/23