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Curriculum, DNP

Here is a selection of courses students typically take as part of the DNP program.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Core (21 Credits)*

  • NURS 702 Nursing Science I: Epistemology (3)
  • NURS 708 Health Policy (3)
  • NURS 713 Complex Health Care Systems and Organizational Change (3)
  • NURS 732 Evidence-based Practice I (3)
  • NURS 734 Evidence-based Practice II (3)
  • NURS 736 Informatics (3)
  • NURS 740 Ethics and Genetics in Advanced Practice (3)

* Specific coursework is determined on the basis of transcript review.


 

DNP Specialty (16 Credits)

560 minimal clinical direct and/or systems-based care clinical hours **

  • NURS 885 Doctor of Nursing Practice I (4)
  • NURS 886 Doctor of Nursing Practice II (6)
  • NURS 887 Doctor of Nursing Practice III (6)

Note: NURS 889 DNP Advising (3 credits) is required only if student does not complete Capstone Practice Improvement Project in NURS 887.

** DNP minimum 560 hours in direct and/or systems-based care above the master’s level role population focus preparation

 

For more information about courses and requirements for the DNP program, see the course catalog.