Post-Master’s DNP Core Curriculum
We offer a post-master’s general plan for nurses who wish to add the DNP degree to their current area of study. This program is for students who have already completed a master’s program with a specialized area of study who wish to add expertise in research and leadership to their current practice.
View the Course Catalog for course descriptions.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|NURS 518||Translating Evidence into Practice||3 (60 hours non-direct care practicum)|
|NURS 505||Analytical Foundations for Practice Inquiry||3|
|NURS 553*||Organizational Systems and Leadership II||3 (60 hours non-direct care practicum)|
|NURS 554||Epidemiology and Biostatistics for Health Professions||3|
|NURS 557*||DNP Project I||3 (60 hours non-direct care practicum)|
|NURS 558*||DNP Project II||3 (120 hours non-direct care practicum)|
|NURS 559*||DNP Project III||3 (120 hours non-direct care practicum)|
|NURS 565||Information Management for Clinical Practice||3|
|NURS 576||Organizational Systems and Leadership O||3 (60 hours non-direct care practicum)|
|NURS 584||Healthcare Law, Policy, and Analysis||3|
|NURS 591||Introduction to Mixed Methods and Evaluation||3|
(480 DNP practicum hours)
*Practicum courses require the completion of pre-approved experience with a preceptor who is an organizational leader and who has completed a master’s degree in nursing or a related field. Post-MN DNP students must have completed a total of 1000 clinical hours post-baccalaureate degree. The Post-MN DNP program provides 480 hours. Hours completed in an MN/MSN program can be counted towards the 1000 hour total with student-provided documentation. It is possible that additional credits in clinical courses could be required beyond the 33 credits listed here.
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