DNP Suggested Program of Study

Independent Post MSN to DNP Programs of Study.

Independent Post BSN to DNP Programs of Study.

Joint DNP Programs of Study. Note: We are no longer admitting students to the Joint DNP program.

Independent Post MSN to DNP Full Time Program of Study

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Semester
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Fall 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Fall 1
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Practice Excellence 3 Fall 1
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 1
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation 3 Spring 1
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care 3 Spring 1
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Summer 1
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies 3 Summer 1
NUR 734 Advanced Experiential Clinical (if needed) 4 Summer 1
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Fall 2
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods 3 Fall 2
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar 3 Fall 2
NUR 739 Scholarly Project 7 Spring 2
  Total Credits 40  

NUR 734 will be added for Nursing Administration/Leadership group to account for additional clinical hours needed to meet requirements for DNP (1000 clinical hours).

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Independent Post MSN to DNP Part Time Program of Study

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Semester
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Fall 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Fall 1
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 1
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation 3 Spring 1
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Summer 1
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies 3 Summer 1
NUR 734 Advanced Experiential Clinical (if needed) 4 Summer 1
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Fall 2
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Practice Excellence 3 Fall 2
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care 3 Spring 2
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods 3 Spring 2
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar 3 Summer 2
NUR 739 Scholarly Project 4 Fall 3
NUR 739 Scholarly Project 3 Spring 3
  Total Credits 40  

NUR 734 will be added for Nursing Administration/Leadership group to account for additional clinical hours needed to meet requirements for DNP (1000 clinical hours).

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Independent Post BSN to DNP Full Time Program of Study

Nurse Practitioner Nursing Administration/Leadership
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Semester Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Semester
Year 1 Year 1
NUR 610
or
NUR 620
Family Nurse Practitioner I
or
Adult-Gerontology ACNP I
6 Fall 1 NUR 630 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing in Healthcare Systems 3 Fall 1
NUR 606 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 Fall 1 NUR 631 Leadership in Resource Management 3 Fall 1
NUR 605 Advanced Health Assessment 3 Fall 1 NUR 635 Residency in Leadership I 1 Fall 1
        NUR 636 Budgeting in Healthcare Systems 3 Fall 1
NUR 611
or
NUR 621
Family Nurse Practitioner II
or
Adult-Gerontology ACNP II
6 Spring 1 NUR 632 Economic and Policy Implications 3 Spring 1
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation 3 Spring 1 NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation 3 Spring 1
NUR 607 Advanced Pharmacology 3 Spring 1 NUR 633 Applied Leadership 6 Spring 1
NUR 612
or
NUR 622
Family Nurse Practitioner III
or
Adult-Gerontology ACNP III
6 Summer 1 NUR 734 Advanced Experiential Clinical 4 (variable) Summer 1
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice 3 Summer 1 NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice 3 Summer 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Summer 1 NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Summer 1
Year 2 Year 2
NUR 613
or
NUR 623
Family Nurse Practitioner IV
or
Adult-Gerontology ACNP IV
6 Fall 2 NUR 634 Internship In Nursing Leadership 5 Fall 2
        NUR 637 Case Management in Health Care Systems 2 Fall 2
        NUR 639 Residency in Leadership II 1 Fall 2
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Fall 2 NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Fall 2
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 2 NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 2
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care 3 Spring 2 NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care 3 Spring 2
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 2 NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 2
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies 3 Summer 2 NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies 3 Summer 2
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Summer 2 NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Summer 2
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods 3 Summer 2 NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods 3 Summer 2
Year 3 Year 3
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar 3 Fall 3 NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar 3 Fall 3
NUR 739 Scholarly Project 7 Fall 3 NUR 739 Scholarly Project 7 Fall 3
Total Credits 73   Total Credits 71  

 

NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care may be taken as elective as well.

NUR 734 is added for Nursing Administration/Leadership group to account for additional clinical hours needed to meet requirements for DNP (1000 clinical hours).

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Independent Post BSN to DNP Part Time Program of Study

Nurse Practitioner Nursing Administration/Leadership
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Semester Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Semester
Year 1 Year 1
NUR 606 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 Fall 1 NUR 631 Leadership in Resource Management 3 Fall 1
NUR 605 Advanced Health Assessment 3 Fall 1 NUR 635 Residency in Leadership I 1 Fall 1
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation 3 Spring 1 NUR 636 Budgeting in Healthcare Systems 3 Fall 1
NUR 607 Advanced Pharmacology 3 Spring 1 NUR 632 Economic and Policy Implications 3 Spring 1
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice 3 Summer 1 NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation 3 Spring 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Summer 1 NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice 3 Summer 1
        NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Summer 1
Year 2 Year 2
NUR 610
or
NUR 620
Family Nurse Practitioner I
or
Adult-Gerontology ACNP I
6 Fall 2 NUR 630 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing in Healthcare Systems 3 Fall 2
NUR 611
or
NUR 621
Family Nurse Practitioner II
or
Adult-Gerontology ACNP II
6 Spring 2 NUR 637 Case Management in Health Care Systems 2 Fall 2
NUR 612
or
NUR 622
Family Nurse Practitioner III
or
Adult-Gerontology ACNP III
6 Summer 2 NUR 633 Applied Leadership 6 Spring 2
        NUR 734 Advanced Experiential Clinical 4 (variable) Summer 2
Year 3 Year 3
NUR 613
or
NUR 623
Family Nurse Practitioner IV
or
Adult-Gerontology ACNP IV
6 Fall 3 NUR 634 Internship In Nursing Leadership 5 Fall 3
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 3 NUR 639 Residency in Leadership II 1 Fall 3
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care 3 Spring 3 NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 3
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies 3 Summer 3 NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care 3 Spring 3
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Summer 3 NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies 3 Summer 3
        NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Summer 3
Year 3 Year 3
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Fall 4 NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Fall 4
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar 3 Fall 4 NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar 3 Fall 4
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 4 NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Spring 4
NUR 739 Scholarly Project 4 Spring 4 NUR 739 Scholarly Project 4 Spring 4
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods 3 Summer 4 NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods 3 Summer 4
NUR 739 Scholarly Project 3 Summer 4 NUR 739 Scholarly Project 3 Summer 4
Total Credits 73   Total Credits 71  

 

NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care may be taken as elective as well.

NUR 734 is added for Nursing Administration/Leadership group to account for additional clinical hours needed to meet requirements for DNP (1000 clinical hours).

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Joint DNP Full Time Program of Study - Fall Admission

Course Number Course Name Pre-reqs Pre- or Co- Reqs Credit Hours Semester
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis Admission to DNP Program NUR 701 3 Fall 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication Admission to DNP Program NUR 700 3 Fall 1
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Practice Excellence     3 Fall 1
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 701   3 Spring 1
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation NUR 700   3 Spring 1
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care     3 Spring 1
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice Nursing     3 Summer 1
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies NUR 731
NUR 729
  3 Summer 1
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 729   3 Fall 2
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods NUR 700 NUR 729
NUR 743
3 Fall 2
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar NUR 729
NUR 743
NUR 742
NUR 742 3 Fall 2
NUR 739 Scholarly Project NUR 738   7 Spring 2
Total Credits 40  

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Joint DNP Part Time Program of Study - Fall Admission

Course Number Course Name Pre-reqs Pre- or Co- Reqs Credit Hours Semester
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis Admission to DNP Program NUR 701 3 Fall 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication Admission to DNP Program NUR 700 3 Fall 1
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 701 NUR 729 3 Spring 1
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation NUR 700 NUR 731 3 Spring 1
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice Nursing     3 Summer 1
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies NUR 731
NUR 729
  3 Summer 1
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 729   3 Fall 2
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Practice Excellence     3 Fall 2
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care     3 Spring 2
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods NUR 700 NUR 729
NUR 743
3 Spring 2
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar NUR 729
NUR 743
NUR 742
NUR 742 3 Summer 2
NUR 739 Scholarly Project NUR 738   4 Fall 3
NUR 739 Scholarly Project NUR 738   3 Spring 3
Total Credits 40  

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Joint DNP Full Time Program of Study - Spring Admission

Course Number Course Name Pre-reqs Pre- or Co- Reqs Credit Hours Semester
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care     3 Spring 1
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice Nursing     3 Summer 1
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis Admission to DNP Program NUR 701 3 Fall 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication Admission to DNP Program NUR 700 3 Fall 1
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Practice Excellence     3 Fall 1
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 701   3 Spring 2
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation NUR 700   3 Spring 2
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies NUR 731
NUR 729
  3 Summer 2
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 729   3 Fall 2
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods NUR 700 NUR 729
NUR 743
3 Fall 2
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar NUR 729
NUR 743
NUR 742
NUR 742 3 Fall 2
NUR 739 Scholarly Project NUR 738   7 Spring 3
Total Credits 40  

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Joint DNP Part Time Program of Study - Spring Admission

Course Number Course Name Pre-reqs Pre- or Co- Reqs Credit Hours Semester
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care     3 Spring 1
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice Nursing     3 Summer 1
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis Admission to DNP Program NUR 701 3 Fall 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication Admission to DNP Program NUR 700 3 Fall 1
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 701 NUR 729 3 Spring 2
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation NUR 700 NUR 731 3 Spring 2
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies NUR 731
NUR 729
  3 Summer 2
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 729   3 Fall 2
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Practice Excellence     3 Fall 2
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods NUR 700 NUR 729
NUR 743
3 Spring 3
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar NUR 729
NUR 743
NUR 742
NUR 742 3 Summer 3
NUR 739 Scholarly Project NUR 738   4 Fall 3
NUR 739 Scholarly Project NUR 738   3 Spring 4
Total Credits 40  

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Joint DNP Full Time Program of Study - Summer Admission

Course Number Course Name Pre-reqs Pre- or Co- Reqs Credit Hours Semester
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice Nursing     3 Summer 1
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis Admission to DNP Program NUR 701 3 Fall 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication Admission to DNP Program NUR 700 3 Fall 1
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Practice Excellence     3 Fall 1
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 701   3 Spring 1
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation NUR 700   3 Spring 1
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care     3 Spring 1
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies NUR 731
NUR 729
  3 Summer 2
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 729   3 Fall 2
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods NUR 700 NUR 729
NUR 743
3 Fall 2
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar NUR 729
NUR 743
NUR 742
NUR 742 3 Fall 2
NUR 739 Scholarly Project NUR 738   7 Spring 2
Total Credits 40  

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Joint DNP Part Time Program of Study - Summer Admission

Course Number Course Name Pre-reqs Pre- or Co- Reqs Credit Hours Semester
NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice Nursing     3 Summer 1
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis Admission to DNP Program NUR 701 3 Fall 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication Admission to DNP Program NUR 700 3 Fall 1
NUR 731 Philosophical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 701 NUR 729 3 Spring 1
NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation NUR 700 NUR 731 3 Spring 1
NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies NUR 731
NUR 729
  3 Summer 2
NUR 733 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing NUR 729   3 Fall 2
NUR 737 Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development for Practice Excellence     3 Fall 2
NUR 740 Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care     3 Spring 2
NUR 742 Program Evaluation Methods NUR 700 NUR 729
NUR 743
3 Spring 2
NUR 738 Scholarly Seminar NUR 729
NUR 743
NUR 742
NUR 742 3 Summer 2
NUR 739 Scholarly Project NUR 738   4 Fall 3
NUR 739 Scholarly Project NUR 738   3 Spring 3
Total Credits 40  

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