DNP Program – Leadership with Master’s Entry Full-time

Curriculum Requirements for DNP Program – Leadership with Master’s Entry 6 Semester Program
Program Credit Hours: 39 or 42 (if electives taken)

Year 1

Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 502 Informatics 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
NRSG 590 Doctorate Project I 1,2 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 591 Doctorate Project II 1 Credit

Year 1 Total Credit Hours: 21 or 22


Year 2

Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 555 Creating a Vision for Nursing Practice 3 Credits
NRSG 581 Practicum Inquiry II 1,2 Credits
NRSG 592 Doctorate Project III 1-2 Credits

Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 514 Ethics, Health Policy and Advocacy 3 Credits
NRSG 582 PRACTICUM INQUIRY III 1,2 Credits
NRSG 593 Doctorate Project IV 1-2 Credits

Summer

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRSG 556 Modern Decision Making in a Collaborative Environment 3 Credits
NRSG 594 DOCTORATE PROJECT V 1 Credit

Year 2 Total Credit Hours: 14 or 16

Practicum hours: 360 or 480 (possible is electives are taken)

Project hours: 210

Meets requirements to sit for AONL Executive Leadership Certificate and *NLN Nurse Education Certificate (if all three electives are taken).]

Previous Master’s program must be reviewed for practicum hours (at least 460) and core courses.

*Additional courses or practicum hours may need to be needed, dependent on Master’s level course work

Department of Nursing:
Practicum Hours Table
CourseCreditsClinical Hours
NRSG 580 – Practicum Inquiry I1-2120-240
NRSG 581 – Practicum Inquiry II1-2120-240
NRSG 582 – Practicum Inquiry III1-2120-240
NRSG 590-593 – Doctoral Project (x4)6180
Total9-12540-900