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D.N.P. Curriculum

Curriculum Plan for post-M.S.N. Applicants:

Credits
  • NURS 9937 Population Health in Advanced Nursing Practice (3 credits) 
  • CPSY 7005 Stat Theory & Computer Applications I (3 credits) 
  • NURS 9938 Integrity in Nursing Leadership (3 credits) 
  • NURS 9939 Leadership in Healthcare Business (3 credits) 
  • NURS 9940 Advanced Nursing Practice in Healthcare Systems (3 credits) 
  • NURS 8500 Informatics for Evidence-Based Practice (3 credits) 
    or 
    HCAD 8521 Quality and Information Management Systems (3 credits) 
  • NURS 9919 Using Research for Evidence-Based Practice (3 credits) 
  • NURS 9920 D.N.P. Residency I (3 credits) 
  • NURS 9921 D.N.P. Residency II (3 credits) 
  • NURS 9922 Scholarly Project I (3 credits) 
  • NURS 9923 Scholarly Project II (3 credits) 
  • NURS 9924-35 D.N.P. Continuous Scholarly Project Advisement 1 each (3 credits) 

Total Core Credits: 32-33+

Advanced Practice Nursing Specialty (APN) Requirements 
M.S.N. coursework will be reviewed and additional coursework will be determined on an individual basis.

Health Systems Administration (HSA) Specialty Requirements 
M.S.N. coursework will be reviewed and additional coursework will be determined on an individual basis.

The 31 credits calculated for coursework in the post Master’s D.N.P. program does not include the scholarly project advisement courses required for continuous enrollment. Enrollment for additional D.N.P. Continuous Scholarly Project Advisement credits will be determined in consultation with the student’s advisor. Each enrollment will add 1 credit to the course credits calculated above. The total number of credits required to graduate is determined by the academic needs of the student.

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