Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post Master's Curriculum

Course schedule example

Post MSN-DNP for students who are already Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs)

Total Program Hours: 32

Year 1 (20 total hours)

Fall 1 (6 hours)

  • NUR 900 - Philosophy of Science (3 credit hours, Web)
  • NUR 631 - Evidencce-Based Practice (3 credit hours, Web)

Winter Intensive 1 (2 hours)

  • NUR 902 - Ethics in Nursing (2 credit hours, Web)

Spring 1 (6 hours)

  • STA 660 - Biostatistics (3 credit hours, Web)
  • NUR 911 - Clinical Residency/Capstone project II (180 hours, 3 credit hours, 100% Clinical)

Summer 1 (6 hours)

  • NUR 903 - Principles of Epidemiology (3 credit hours, Web)
  • NUR 911 - Clinical Residency/Capstone project II (180 hours, 3 credit hours, 100% Clinical)

Year 2 (12 total hours)

Fall 2 (6 hours)

  • NUR 906 Leadership/Management of Systems/Quality Patient Safety (3 credit hours, Web)
  • NUR 911 - Clinical Residency/Capstone project II (180 hours, 3 credit hours, 100% Clinical)

Winter Intensive 2 – No courses

Spring 2 (3 hours)

  • NUR 909 Capstone Dissemination (3 credit hours)
  • NUR 905 Health Care Policy (3 credit hours, Web)

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