Plan of Study
The DNP program is run based on cohort availability; there are two semesters of entry, Fall and Spring.

One Year DNP Plan of Study Option

Spring I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 654

Evolution of Nursing Practice and Application of Theory in Nursing Practice

3

3

0

0

NUR 658

Health Policy Development and Implementation

3

3

0

0

NUR 663

Research I: Evaluating the Evidence for Practice

3

3

0

0

NUR 664

Research II: Biostatistical Applications for Nursing Practice

3

3

0

0

NUR 676

Professional Practice Development Experience Practice Immersion

4 - 12

1

3 - 11

168 - 608

Total for Semester

16 - 24

13

3 - 11

168 - 608

Summer I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 660

Translational Science

3

3

0

0

NUR 657

Population-based Health and Health Care Disparities

3

3

0

0

NUR 672

Scholarly Project Seminar I

3

1

2

112

NUR 688

Health Systems Development and Leadership Practice Immersion Experience

2

0

2

112

Total for Semester

11

7

4

224

Fall I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 655

Health Care Management, Economics, Financing, and Ethics

3

3

0

0

NUR 656

Global Health

3

3

0

0

NUR 659

Technology in Health Care

3

2

1

56

NUR 673

Scholarly Project Seminar II

3

1

2

112

Total for Semester

12

9

3

168

 

TOTAL FOR PROGRAM

39 - 47

29

10 - 18

560 - 1000



One Year Plus - Part Time to Full Time Option

Fall I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 655

Health Care Management, Economics, Financing, and Ethics

3

3

0

0

NUR 659

Technology in Health Care

3

2

1

56

Total for Semester

6

5

1

56

Spring I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 654

Evolution of Nursing Practice and Application of Theory in Nursing Practice

3

3

0

0

NUR 658

Health Policy Development and Implementation

3

3

0

0

NUR 663

Research I: Evaluating the Evidence for Practice

3

3

0

0

NUR 664

Research II: Biostatistical Applications for Nursing Practice

3

3

0

0

NUR 676

Professional Practice Development Experience Practice Immersion

4 - 12

1

3 - 11

168 - 608

Total for Semester

16 - 24

13

3 - 11

168 - 608

Summer I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 660

Translational Science

3

3

0

0

NUR 657

Population-based Health and Health Care Disparities

3

3

0

0

NUR 672

Scholarly Project Seminar I

3

1

2

112

NUR 688

Health Systems Development and Leadership Practice Immersion Experience

2

0

2

112

Total for Semester

11

7

4

224

Fall II

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 656

Global Health

3

3

0

0

NUR 673

Scholarly Project Seminar II

3

1

2

112

Total for Semester

6

4

2

112

 

TOTAL FOR PROGRAM

39 - 47

29

10 - 18

560 - 1000



Two Year MSN-DNP Plan of Study Option - Fall Entry

Fall I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 659

Technology in Health Care 

 

3

2

1

56

NUR 664

Research II: Biostatistical Applications for Nursing Practice

3

3

0

0

Total for Semester

6

 5

 1

 56

Spring I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 654

Evolution of Nursing Practice and Application of Theory in Nursing Practice

3

3

0

0

NUR 658

Health Policy Development and Implementation

3

3

0

0

NUR 663

Research I: Evaluating the Evidence for Practice

3

3

0

0

Total for Semester

9

9

0

0

Summer I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 657

Population-based Health and Health Care Disparities

3

3

0

0

NUR 660

Translational Science

3

3

0

0

Total for Semester

6

6

0

0

Fall II

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 655

Health Care Management, Economics, Financing, and Ethics

3

3

0

0

NUR 656

Global Health

3

3

0

0

Total for Semester

6

6

0

0

Spring II

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 672

Scholarly Project Seminar I

3

1

2

112

NUR 676

Professional Practice Development Experience Practice Immersion

4 - 12

1

3 - 11

168 - 608

Total for Semester

7 - 15

2

5 - 13

280 - 720

Summer II

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 688

Health Systems Development and Leadership Practice Immersion Experience

2

0

2

112

NUR 673

Scholarly Project Seminar II

3

1

2

112

Total for Semester

5

1

4

224

 

TOTAL FOR PROGRAM

39 - 47

29

10 - 18

560 - 1000



Two Year MSN-DNP Plan of Study Option - Spring Entry

Spring I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 654

Evolution of Nursing Practice and Application of Theory in Nursing Practice

3

3

0

0

NUR 663

Research I: Evaluating the Evidence for Practice

3

3

0

0

Total for Semester

6

6

0

0

Summer I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 657

Population-based Health and Health Care Disparities

3

3

0

0

NUR 688

Health Systems Development and Leadership Practice Immersion Experience

2

0

2

112

Total for Semester

5

3

2

112

Fall I

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 655

Health Care Management, Economics, Financing, and Ethics

3

3

0

0

NUR 656

Global Health

3

3

0

0

Total for Semester

6

6

0

0

Spring II

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 658

Health Policy Development and Implementation

3

3

0

0

NUR 664

Research II: Biostatistical Applications for Nursing Practice

3

3

0

0

NUR 676

Professional Practice Development Experience Practice Immersion

4 - 12

1

3 - 11

168 - 608

Total for Semester

10 - 18

7

3 - 11

168 - 608

Summer II

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 660

Translational Science

3

3

0

0

NUR 672

Scholarly Project Seminar I

3

1

2

112

Total for Semester

6

4

2

112

Fall II

Total
Credits

Class Credits

Clinical
Credits

Clinical Hours

NUR 659

Technology in Health Care

3

2

1

56

NUR 673

Scholarly Project Seminar II

3

1

2

112

Total for Semester

6

3

3

168

 

TOTAL FOR PROGRAM

39 - 47

29

10 - 18

560 - 1000