HCSL Curriculum

BSN to DNP Healthcare Systems Leader Role Curriculum Pattern
Semester 1
Fall
 
NURS 600 Foundations in CNL Leadership 2 units
NURS 705 Scholarly Communication 3 units
NURS 613 CNL Role: Introduction 1 unit
  Semester Total 6 units
     
Semester 2
Spring
 
NURS 701 Applied Data Analysis 3 units
NURS 711 Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare 3 units
NURS 615 CNL Roles Course: CNL as Educator 1 unit
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 3   
Summer
 
NURS 702 (or MPH 621) Epidemiology 3 units
NURS 763 Management of Financial Resources 3 units
NURS 762 Financial Resource Management Basics 1 unit
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 4 Fall  
NURS 614 Healthcare Systems Leadership 3 units
NURS 623 CNL Role: Team Manager and Leader 1 unit
NURS 612 Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 3 units
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 5 Spring  
NURS 628 CNL Role: Clinical Outcomes Manager 1 unit
NURS 754 Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes 3 units
NURS 704 Healthcare Informatics 3 units
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 6 Summer  
NURS 651 CNL Role: Synthesis 2 units
NURS 653 Internship: Clinical Nurse Leader 2 units
NURS 603 Assessment Across the Lifespan 3 units
  Semester Total 7 units
  CNL Exam  
 
MSN Awarded Total
41 units
     
Semester 7 Fall  
NURS 765 Project and Practice Management 3 units
NURS 791 Practicum II Focus: MicroSystem 3 units
  Semester Total 6 units
     
Semester 8 Spring  
NURS 755 Leadership in Complex Adaptive Systems 3 units
NURS 792 Practicum III: Meso-System 3 units
NURS 749 Qualifying Project 1 unit
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 9
Summer
 
NURS 784 Management of Internal and External Environment 3 units
NURS 793 Practicum IV: Macro-System 3 units
 
Semester Total
6 units
     
Semester 10
Fall
 
NURS 764 Advanced Management of Financial Resources 3 units
NURS 794 Practicum V: Synthesis Integrated and Complex Organizations 3 units
 
Semester Total
6 units
     
Semester 11
Spring
 
NURS 789 DNP Project 1 unit
NURS 795 DNP Residency 3 units
 
Semester Total
4 units
  TOTAL UNITS 70 UNITS
*  Must complete 1000 hours of supervised clinical service. For more information regarding clinical work, contact your advisor.
** Upon completion of NURS 651, you will need to take the CNL Examination in order to progress to further coursework and be awarded your MSN degree.

For course descriptions, see the online catalog.