DNP Program – Leadership with BSN Entry

Year 1

Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 501 Research Methods 3 Credits
NRSG 503 Methods of Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement 3 Credits

Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 513 Global Perspectives 3 Credits
NRSG 515 Health Care Systems and Organizational Leadership 3 Credits

Summer

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 504 Evaluation and Translation of the Evidence 3 Credits
NRSG 554 The Influential Nurse Leader 3 Credits
NRSG 580 Practicum Inquiry I 1,2 Credits
NRSG 590 Doctorate Project I 1,2 Credits

Year 1 Total Credit Hours: 22


Year 2

Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 535 Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology 3 Credits
NRSG 555 Creating a Vision for Nursing Practice 3 Credits
NRSG 581 Practicum Inquiry II 1,2 Credits
NRSG 591 Doctorate Project II 1 Credit

Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 514 Ethics, Health Policy and Advocacy 3 Credits
NRSG 539 Advanced Health Assessment 2-3 Credits

Summer

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 520 Transition to Advanced Practice 3 Credits
NRSG 556 Modern Decision Making in a Collaborative Environment 3 Credits
NRSG 582 PRACTICUM INQUIRY III 1,2 Credits

Year 2 Total Credit Hours: 22


Year 3

Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 502 Informatics 3 Credits
NRSG 536 Advanced Pharmacology I 2-3 Credits
NRSG 592 Doctorate Project III 1-2 Credits

Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 567 Nurse Educator Role Transition 3 Credits
NRSG 583 Practicum Inquiry IV 2 Credits
NRSG 593 Doctorate Project IV 1-2 Credits

Summer

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 564 Curriculum Development, Assessment, and Evaluation for Nurse Educators 3 Credits
NRSG 565 Facilitating Learning 3 Credits
NRSG 594 DOCTORATE PROJECT V 1 Credit

Year 3 Total Credit Hours: 17 or 20


Program Credit Hours: 61 or 64

Practicum Hours Table

CourseCredits  Clinical Hours
NRSG 580 – Practicum I2240
NRSG 581 – Practicum II2240
NRSG 582 – Practicum III2240
NRSG 583 – Practicum IV2240
NRSG 590-593 – Doctoral Project (x4)  6180
NRSG 565 – Facilitating Learning360
Total171200