BSN to DNP - Health Systems Leadership

Fall 1st Year  (9 credits)
NUR 605 - Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing (3 credits)
PA XXX - PA Cognate Course* (3 credits)
NUR 608 - Leadership Roles in Complex Systems (3 credits)

Winter 1st Year  (9 credits)
PA 632 - Health Services Financial Management (3 credits)
STA 610 - Applied Statistics for Health Professions (3 credits)
NUR 690 - Introduction Scientific Inquiry (3 credits)

Spring/Summer 1st Year  (10 credits)
NUR 691 - Evidence Based Practice in Nursing (3 credits)
NUR 607 - Health Care System, Policy, and Politics (3 credits)
NUR 625 - Health Issues in Vulnerable Populations (4 credits)

Fall 2nd Year  (10 credits)
NUR 702 - Nursing Leadership & Health Services Research (3 credits)
NUR 704 - Quality Management in Healthcare (3 credits)
NUR 646 - Theories of Health Systems Leadership (4 credits)

Winter 2nd Year  (8 credits)
NUR 650 - Business and Quality in Nursing (3 credits)
NUR 740 - Health Systems Leadership: Practicum I (4 credits)
NUR 792 - Scholarly Inquiry I (1 credit)

Spring/Summer 2nd Year  (9 credits)
NUR 703 - Health Care Informatics (3 credits)
NUR 741 - Health Systems Leadership: Practicum II (5 credits)
NUR 792 - Scholarly Inquiry I (1 credit)

Fall 3rd Year  (10 credits)
NUR 742 - Health Systems Leadership: Practicum III (5 credits)
PA XXX - PA Cognate Course* (3 credits)
NUR 792 - Scholarly Inquiry I (2 credits)

Winter 3rd Year  (10 credits)
NUR 743 - Health Systems Leadership: Practicum IV (5 credits)
PA XXX - PA Cognate Course* (3 credits)
NUR 793 - Scholarly Inquiry II (2 credits)

Total Credits = 75

Clinical HSL Hours 
NUR 740 (157.5 hours)
NUR 741 (202.5 hours)
NUR 742 (202.5 hours)
NUR 743 (202.5 hours)
Total Clinical Hours = 765

DNP Immersion Hours 
NUR 792 (180 hours)
NUR 793 (90 hours)
Total Immersion Hours = 270

Total Hours = 1,035
 

*PA Cognate Courses - HSL students must take a total of 12 PA Credits

  • PA 632 Health Services Financial Management is required


Students must take 9 additional credits from the following:

  • PA 634 Health Care Law and Ethics
  • PA 635 Hospital Organization and Management
  • PA 636 Health Care Quality Improvement
  • PA 639 Community Benefits Assessment and Management
  • PA 643 Strategic Management and Planning


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