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DNP Plan of Study

POST-MSN DNP

Classes are offered through a combination of online sessions, weekend sessions, concentrated one-day sessions and web-enhanced sessions. These are based on faculty availability, as well as the needs and interests of the students enrolled. For the post-master's DNP program, a full-time course of study may be completed in six semesters.

Please view the full-time plan of study to see a detailed list of the courses required for the DNP program. Part-time plans of study can be tailored to meet individual student experiences.

Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice Plan of Study
Fall
ID 718Health Policy and the Health Care System3
DNP 720Biostatistics3
DNP 701Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice3
9
Spring
DNP 700Clinical Applied Epidemiology3
DNP 704Leadership in Health Systems3
DNP 702-1Transforming Advanced Nursing Practice (75 clinical hours)3
9
Summer
ID 730Health Care Quality Improvement (75 clinical hours)3
DNP 703Population Health3
DNP 705Practice Inquiry I1
DNP 712Scholarly Project (75 clinical hours)1
8
Fall
DNP 706Evaluation Approaches, Models and Methods3
DNP 708Practice Inquiry II1
DNP 740Project Management (75 clinical hours)3
DNP 712Scholarly Project (75 clinical hours)1
8
Spring
DNP 707Health Care Finance3
DNP 712Scholarly Project (150 clinical hours)2
5
Summer
DNP 712Scholarly Project (75 clinical hours)1
Total Hours40
Total Clinical Hours600
Variable: (The program requires a minimum of 5 hours of Scholarly Project. Additional Residency hours may be required depending on the number of transferable clinical hours from the student's master's degree.)