Graduation Requirements

MSN Graduation Requirements

To qualify for graduation, each degree candidate must have:

  1. Completed sufficient credit to meet the total required graduate semester hours within 6 years of enrollment.  Students may petition one time for a 1 year extension.
  2. Completed at Graceland University:
  3. 47 total graduate semester hours with a minimum of 37 at Graceland for Family Nurse Practitioner concentration;
  4. 40 total graduate semester hours with a minimum of 30 at Graceland  for the Nurse Educator concentration.
  5. Earned a final course grade of B or better in every course.
  6. Satisfactorily completed the required evidence-based practice synthesis project.
  7. Fulfilled all financial obligations to Graceland University.
  8. Filed an application for graduation with the Office of the Registrar at least 6 months prior to the anticipated graduation date.

DNP Graduation Requirements

To qualify for graduation, each degree candidate must have:

  1. Completed sufficient credit to meet the total required graduate semester hours within 4 years of enrollment.  Students may petition one time for a 1 year extension.
  2. Completed at Graceland University: 31 total graduate semester hours with a minimum of 25 at Graceland.
  3. Earned a final course grade of B or better in every course.
  4. Satisfactorily completed the required DNP Practice Improvement Project.
  5. Documentation of a minimum of 1000 post-BSN supervised practice hours.
  6. Fulfilled all financial obligations to Graceland University.
  7. Filed an application for graduation with the Office of the Registrar at least 6 months prior to the anticipated graduation date.

 

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