Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Academic Plan

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  • 5 Years
  • 74 - 78 Credits

Year 1//Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR Professional Role Development and Interprofessional Collaboration 3
NUR Advanced Pathophysiology 3
TOTAL 16

Year 1//Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR Advanced Pharmacology 3
NUR Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 2
TOTAL 6

Year 1//Semester 3 (Summer)

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR Epidemiology and Population Health 3
NUR Scholarly Project 1
TOTAL 4

Year 2//Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR Advanced Health Assessment 3
NUR Quality and Safety 2
NUR Health Policy and Organizational Leadership 3
TOTAL 8

Year 2//Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR FNP Theory 1 3
NUR Diagnostics 1 1
NUR Scholarly Project 1
NUR Practice Management 2
TOTAL 7

Year 2//Semester 3 (Summer)

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR FNP Practicum 1 (170 hours) 2
TOTAL 2

Year 3//Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR FNP Theory 2 3
NUR FNP Practicum II (255 Hours) 3
NUR Diagnostics II 1
TOTAL 7

Year 3//Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR FNP Theory 3 3
NUR Diagnostics III 1
NUR FNP Practicum III (255 Hours) 3
TOTAL 7

Year 4 //Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR 880 Translational Research 2
NUR 822 Health Care Ethics 2
NUR 882 Health Care Informatics 3
TOTAL 7

Year 4//Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR 721 Educational Theory 3
NUR 902 DNP Practicum (variable) 1 - 2
NUR 911 DNP Project 1 1
TOTAL 5-6

Year 4//Semester 3 (Summer)

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR 842 Population Health and Emerging Health Issues 3
NUR 902 DNP Practicum (variable) 1 - 2
TOTAL 4-5

Year 5//Semester 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR 855 Mental Health 2
NUR 902 DNP Practicum (variable) 1 - 2
NUR 912 DNP Project 2 1
TOTAL 4-5

Year 5//Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR 830 Genetics 2
NUR 902 DNP Practicum (variable) 1 - 2
NUR 913 DNP Project 3 1
TOTAL 4-5

Year 5//Semester 3 (Summer)

Course Number Course Title Credits
NUR 886 Transitional Leadership 2
NUR 914 DNP Project 4 1
TOTAL 3
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