Course Information for Nursing Practice, D.N.P.

This post-BSN DNP curriculum for advanced practice consists of 94 credits completed over 12 semesters. The post-BSN DNP curriculum for nursing administration and health care systems consists of 79 credits completed over 10 semesters. 

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Because program plans are individualized for post-MSN students, the number of credits and semesters needed to complete the DNP program will vary depending on previous coursework and program emphasis. Courses will be selected in consultation with your faculty advisor. 

Students must complete all coursework with a grade of B (3.0) or better.

Doctor of Nursing (DNP) Core Courses

  • NUR 605 - Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing I - 3 credits
  • NUR 606 - Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing II - 3 credits  
  • NUR 607 - Health Care System, Policy and Politics - 3 credits
  • NUR 608 - Leadership Roles in Complex Systems - 3 credits
  • STA 610 - Applied Statistics for Health Professions - 3 credits
  • STA 620 - Applied Multivariate Methods for Health Care - 3 credits
  • NUR 625 - Health Issues in Vulnerable Populations - 4 credits
  • NUR 690 - Introduction to Scientific Inquiry - 3 credits
  • NUR 691 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing - 3 credits
  • NUR 792 - Scholarly Inquiry in Nursing Practice I - 1-2 credits
  • NUR 793 - Scholarly Inquiry in Nursing Practice II - 2 credits

Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) Track: Core Courses

  • NUR 610 - Advanced Assessment - 3 credits
  • NUR 620 - Clinical Pharmacology - 3 credits
  • NUR 622 - Advanced Pathophysiology I - 3 credits
  • NUR 623 - Advanced Pathophysiology II - 3 credits
  • NUR 628 - Nursing Therapeutics: Mental Health - 3 credits
  • NUR 676 - Health Perspectives: Mental Health - 3 credits
  • NUR 677 - Practicum I: Mental Health - 0 or 4 credits

APN Track: Child/Adolescent Specialty

  • NUR 629 - Developmental Health: Child/Adolescent - 3 credits
  • NUR 720 - Primary Health Care: Child/Adolescent - 3 credits
  • NUR 721 - Primary Care Practicum: Child/Adolescent - 4 credits
  • NUR 722 - Management of Chronic Conditions: Child/Adolescent - 3 credits
  • NUR 723 - Chronic Care Practicum: Child/Adolescent - 4 credits
  • NUR 724 - Acute/Critical Care: Child/Adolescent - 3 credits
  • NUR 725 - Acute/Critical Care Practicum: Child/Adolescent - 4 credits
  • NUR 726 - Complex Behavioral Problems: Child/Adolescent - 3 credits
  • NUR 727 - Clinical Immersion I: Child/Adolescent - 4 credits
  • NUR 728 - Clinical Immersion II: Child/Adolescent - 4 credits

APN Track: Adult/Older Adult Specialty

  • NUR 630 - Developmental Health: Adult/Older Adult - 3 credits
  • NUR 730 - Primary Health Care: Adult/Older Adult - 3 credits
  • NUR 731 - Primary Care Practicum: Adults/Older Adults - 4 credits
  • NUR 732 - Management of Chronic Conditions in Adult/Older Adults - 3 credits
  • NUR 733 - Chronic Care Practicum: Adult/Older Adult - 4 credits
  • NUR 734 - Acute/Critical Care: Adult/Older Adult - 3 credits
  • NUR 735 - Acute/Critical Care Practicum: Adult/Older Adult - 4 credits
  • NUR 736 - Complex Behavioral Problems: Adult/Older Adult - 3 credits
  • NUR 737 - Clinical Immersion I: Adult/Older Adult - 4 credits
  • NUR 738 - Clinical Immersion II: Adult/Older Adult - 4 credits
 

Nursing Administration and Health Care Systems Track

  • NUR 646 - Nursing Administration and Health Care Systems I - 3 credits
  • NUR 647 - Nursing Administration and Health Care Systems II - 3 credits
  • NUR 650 - Business and Quality in Nursing - 3 credits
  • NUR 702 - Nursing Administration and Health Services Research - 3 credits
  • NUR 740 - Administration Practicum I - 6 credits
  • NUR 741 - Administration Practicum II - 6 credits
  • NUR 742 - Administration Practicum III - 6 credits
  • PA 614 - Organization Theory - 3 credits
  • PA 632 - Health Services Financial Management - 3 credits
  • PA 634 - Health Care Law and Ethics - 3 credits
  • PA 643 - Strategic Management and Planning - 3 credits