DNP Suggested Program of Study

Independent Post BSN to DNP Programs of Study.

Independent Post MSN to DNP Programs of Study.

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

Independent Post BSN to DNP Full Time Program of Study

Nurse Practitioner Nursing Administration/Leadership
Course NumberCourse NameCredit HoursSemesterCourse NumberCourse NameCredit HoursSemester
Year 1 Year 1
NUR XXX Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Course 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 XXX Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Course 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 XXX Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Course III 6 Summer 1 NUR 734 Advanced Experiential Clinical 4 Summer 1
NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Summer 1 NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Summer 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Summer 1 NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Summer 1
Year 2 Year 2
NUR XXX Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Course 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 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice 3 Summer 2 NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice 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 729: Evidence-Based Practice: Design and Translation will be used for research course in both groups.

NUR 700: Clinical Data Management and Analysis and NUR 701: Writing for Publication will replace the two electives for MSN in both groups (APN and Nursing Administration/Leadership).

NUR 733: Informatics for APN (DNP) will be used for NUR 638: Health Care Informatics in Nursing Administration/Leadership group.

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 Part Time Program of Study

Nurse Practitioner Nursing Administration/Leadership
Course NumberCourse NameCredit HoursSemesterCourse NumberCourse NameCredit HoursSemester
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 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Summer 1 NUR 729 Evidence-Based Practice Design and Translation 3 Spring 1
NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Summer 1 NUR 700 Clinical Data Management and Analysis 3 Summer 1
        NUR 701 Writing for Publication 3 Summer 1
Year 2 Year 2
NUR XXX Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Course I 6 Fall 2 NUR 630 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing in Healthcare Systems 3 Fall 2
NUR XXX Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Course II 6 Spring 2 NUR 637 Case Management in Health Care Systems 2 Fall 2
NUR XXX Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Course III 6 Summer 2 NUR 633 Applied Leadership 6 Spring 2
        NUR 734 Advanced Experiential Clinical 4 Summer 2
Year 3 Year 3
NUR XXX Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Course 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 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice 3 Summer 3 NUR 743 Evidence-Based Practice Strategies 3 Summer 3
        NUR 735 Population Health in Advanced Practice 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 729: Evidence-Based Practice: Design and Translation will be used for research course in both groups.

NUR 700: Clinical Data Management and Analysis and NUR 701: Writing for Publication will replace the two electives for MSN in both groups (APN and Nursing Administration/Leadership).

NUR 733: Informatics for APN (DNP) will be used for NUR 638: Health Care Informatics in Nursing Administration/Leadership group.

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 Full Time Program of Study

Course NumberCourse NameCredit HoursSemester
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 Full Time Program of Study

Course NumberCourse NameCredit HoursSemester
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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Joint DNP Full Time Program of Study - Fall Admission

Course NumberCourse NamePre-reqsPre- or Co- ReqsCredit HoursSemester
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 NumberCourse NamePre-reqsPre- or Co- ReqsCredit HoursSemester
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 NumberCourse NamePre-reqsPre- or Co- ReqsCredit HoursSemester
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 NumberCourse NamePre-reqsPre- or Co- ReqsCredit HoursSemester
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 NumberCourse NamePre-reqsPre- or Co- ReqsCredit HoursSemester
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 NumberCourse NamePre-reqsPre- or Co- ReqsCredit HoursSemester
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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