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Doctor of Nursing Practice Requirements

Curriculum 

Course Title Credits
NUR 605 Evidence-based Practice: Transforming the Practice Environment 3
NUR 606 Healthcare Systems Leadership 3
NUR 607 Healthcare Outcomes 3
NUR 608 Interprofessional Collaboration and Team Building 3
NUR 609 Healthcare Quality Initiatives 3
NUR 615 Quantitative Methods for Nurse Executives 3
NUR 616 Healthcare Information Management and Technology 3
NUR 617 Principles of Strategic Planning 3
NUR 665 Healthcare Systems Leadership Seminar and Practicum I 3
NUR 666 Healthcare Systems Leadership Seminar and Practicum II 3
NUR 667 Healthcare Systems Leadership Seminar and Practicum III 3
NUR 668 Clinical Residency 3
NUR 699 Capstone Project 3
GRD 999 Graduate Advisement 3

Graduation Requirements from Master's Program

Must be met in previous graduate coursework or taken in addition to DNP courses*

  • Theoretical Foundations
  • Politics and Health Policy
  • Advanced Health Promotion
  • Financial Management in Healthcare
  • Evidence-based Nursing Practice (or similar Advanced Nursing Research course)

Students may choose between a 3-year and a 4-year degree plan.

* In some circumstances, students may meet these content requirements through their portfolio documentation of professional work experiences.