• Committed to Innovation and Excellence!

    Lee University now offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. In addition, a Family Nurse Practitioner focus is available for nurses without advanced practice certification. This program is designed for students with the following degrees:

    • Post-Baccalaureate Nursing to DNP-FNP
    • Post-Master’s Nursing (non-APN) to DNP-FNP
    • Post-Master’s Nursing (APN) to DNP
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    • Distinctive programming or rural, global and disaster healthcare provider preparation
    • Includes integration of telehealth and a Christian Worldview
    • Admissions accepted Spring-Summer-Fall
    • Annual campus intensives designed for student success 
    • Supportive Distance Learning

    DNP Application Deadlines

    Spring (January Enrollment)
    Summer Fall
    December 1 - Priority Deadline April 1 - Priority Deadline July 1 - Priority Deadline
    December 15 - Final Deadline April 15 - Final Deadline July 15 - Final Deadline

    *Students may be given permission to take a course(s) without a completed application.


    Doctor of Nursing Practice (NURSE.DNP)Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner (NGFNP.DNP)

    Contact Information

    School of Nursing
    PO Box 3450
    Cleveland, TN 37320-3450

    Phone: 423-614-8526
    Email: DNP@leeuniversity.edu

    Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Academic Calendar

Faculty Meeting
Begins at 4:00 PM

Pangle Hall
Faculty Meeting
Senior Grades Due
Begins at 12:00 AM

Senior Grades Due
Winter Commencement Ceremony I
Begins at 6:00 PM

Paul Dana Walker Arena
Winter Commencement Ceremony I
Undergraduates of: Helen DeVos College of Education, School of Business, School of Nursing, and School of Relgion
Winter Commencement Ceremony II
Begins at 8:30 AM

Paul Dana Walker Arena
Winter Commencement Ceremony II
Masters-level graduatess and Division of Adult Learning undergraduates
Winter Commencement Ceremony III
Begins at 11:30 AM

Paul Dana Walker Arena
Winter Commencement Ceremony III
Undergraduates of: College of Arts and Sciences and School of Music
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