DNP Nurse Executive Track

The sample plans of study listed below are for illustrative purposes only and subject to change. Current students should visit the Student Portal to view their personalized plan of study.

DNP Post-Master’s Nurse Executive Track – Full Time
Year 1
 
Autumn Credit Hours
NP 8402 Innovation and leadership development for the DNP Nurse 2
NP 8403 Science of Practice Innovation 2
N 8510 Ethics in healthcare practice, research and policy 2
NP 8781 Methods and measurement for clinical practice scholarship 2
NP 8600 Organizational Culture 1
NP 8890 Professional Seminar* 1
Total credit hours 9-10
   
Spring  
NP 8404 Nurse Executive Leadership 2
NP 8500 Nursing policy for doctoral nursing practice 2
NP 8610 Informatics for leadership in health and health care 2
NP 8782 Foundations of evidence-based practice 2
NP 8896 Practice inquiry I 3
Total credit hours 11
   
Summer  
NP 8480 Quality Improvement for the Doctor of Nursing Practice 2
NP 8897 Practice inquiry II 3
Total credit hours 5
   
Year 2
 
Autumn  
NP 8898.01 DNP clinical immersion I 5
NP 8998.01 DNP final project 1
Total credit hours 6
   
Spring  
NP 8898.02 DNP clinical immersion II 5
NP 8998.02 DNP final project 1
Total credit hours 6
   
Total Hours 37-38
*Students with writing skills development needs are strongly encouraged to take NP 8890 during their first semester of the DNP program
DNP Post-Master’s Nurse Executive Track – Part Time
Year 1
 
Autumn Credit Hours
NP 8500 Nursing policy for doctoral nursing practice 2
NP 8782 Foundations of evidence-based practice 2
Total credit hours 4
   
Spring  
NP 8402 Innovation and leadership development for the DNP nurse 2
NP 8403 Science of practice innovation 2
NP 8890 Professional seminar* 1
Total credit hours 4-5
   
Summer  
NP 8480 Quality Improvement for the Doctor of Nursing Practice 2
NP 8896 Practice inquiry I 3
Total credit hours 5
   
Year 2
 
Autumn  
NP 8781 Methods and measurement for clinical practice scholarship 2
N 8510 Ethics in healthcare practice, research and policy 2
NP 8600 Organizational Culture 1
Total credit hours 5
   
Spring  
NP 8404 Nurse Executive Leadership 2
NP 8610 Informatics for leadership in health and health care 2
Total credit hours 4
   
Summer  
NP 8897 Practice Inquiry II 3
Total credit hours 3
   
Year 3
 
Autumn  
NP 8898.01 DNP clinical immersion I 5
NP 8998.01 DNP final project 1
Total credit hours 6
   
Spring  
NP 8898.02 DNP clinical immersion II 5
NP 8998.02 DNP final project 1
Total credit hours 6
   
Total Hours 37-38

*Students with writing skills development needs are strongly encouraged to take NP 8890 during their first semester of the DNP program