DNP Nurse Executive Track

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 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
Professional Exam (Graduate School requirement)  
Total credit hours 5
   
Year 2
 
Autumn  
NP 8898 DNP clinical immersion I 5
NP 8998 DNP final project 1
Total credit hours 6
   
Spring  
NP 8898 DNP clinical immersion I 5
NP 8998 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 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 5
   
Spring  
NP 8500 Nursing policy for doctoral nursing practice 2
NP 8782 Foundations of evidence-based practice 2
Total credit hours 4
   
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
Professional Exam (Graduate School requirement)  
Total credit hours 4
   
Year 3
 
Autumn  
NP 8898 DNP clinical immersion I 5
NP 8998 DNP final project 1
Total credit hours 6
   
Spring  
NP 8898 DNP clinical immersion I 5
NP 8998 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