DNP Nurse Executive Track

DNP Post-Master’s Clinical Expert Track – Full Time

Year 1

Autumn   Spring   Summer  
NP 8402 Innovation and leadership development for the DNP Nurse 2 NP 8404 Nurse Executive Leadership 2 NP 8480 Quality Improvement for the Doctor of Nursing Practice 2
NP 8403 Science of Practice Innovation 2 NP 8500 Nursing policy for doctoral nursing practice 2 NP 8897 Practice inquiry II 3
N 8510 Ethics in healthcare practice, research and policy 2 NP 8610 Informatics for leadership in health and health care 2 Professional Exam (Graduate School requirement)  
NP 8781 Methods and measurement for clinical practice scholarship 2 NP 8782 Foundations of evidence-based practice 2    
NP 8600 Organizational Culture 1 NP 8896 Practice inquiry I 3    
NP 8890 Professional Seminar* 1        
Credit Hours 10   11   5

Year 2

Autumn   Spring  
NP 8898 DNP clinical immersion I 5 NP 8898 DNP clinical immersion I 5
NP 8998 DNP final project 1 NP 8998 DNP final project 1
Credit Hours 6   6
37-38 Total Hours      

* 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 Clinical Expert Track – Part Time

Year 1

Autumn   Spring   Summer  
NP 8402 Innovation and leadership development for the DNP Nurse 2 NP 8500 Nursing policy for doctoral nursing practice 2 NP 8480 Quality Improvement for the Doctor of Nursing Practice 2
NP 8403 Science of Practice Innovation 2 NP 8782 Foundations of evidence-based practice 2 NP 8896 Practice inquiry I 3
NP 8890 Professional Seminar* 1        
Credit Hours 5   4   5

Year 2

Autumn   Spring   Summer  
NP 8781 Methods and measurement for clinical practice scholarship 2 NP 8404 Nurse Executive Leadership 2 NP 8897 Practice inquiry II 3
N 8510 Ethics in healthcare practice, research and policy 2 NP 8610 Informatics for leadership in health and health care 2    
NP 8600 Organizational Culture 1 Professional Exam (Graduate School requirement)      
Credit Hours 5   4   3

Year 3

Autumn   Spring  
NP 8898 DNP clinical immersion I 5 NP 8898 DNP clinical immersion I 5
NP 8998 DNP final project 1 NP 8998 DNP final project 1
Credit Hours 6   6
37-38 Total Hours      

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