MS to DNP Completion Curriculum Pattern

MS to DNP Completion Program (MSN, MBA, MeD, MPH, MPA)
Semester 1 Fall  
NURS 701 Applied Data Analysis   3 units
NURS 705 Scholarly Communication 3 units
  Semester Total 6 units
     
Semester 2 Spring  
NURS 711 Evidence-based Practice in Healthcare 3 units
NURS 765 Project and Practice Management 3 units
NURS 790    Practicum I: Micro-systems (as required) 1 - 3 units
NURS 791      Practicum II: Micro-systems 1 - 3 units
  Semester Total 8 - 12 units
     
Semester 3      Summer  
NURS 704 Healthcare Informatics     3 units
NURS 763 Management of Financial Resources 3 units
NURS 762 Financial Resource Management Basics 1 unit
NURS 791 Practicum II: Micro-systems (if NURS 790 in Semester 2) 1 - 3 units
  Semester Total 8 - 10 units
     
Semester 4 Fall  
NURS 702 Epidemiology 3 units
NURS 792 Practicum III: Meso-system 1-3 units
NURS 749 Qualifying Project 1 unit
  Semester Total 5-7 units
     
Semester 5 Spring  
NURS 754 Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes 3 units
NURS 755 Leadership in Complex Adaptive Systems 3 units
NURS 793 Practicum IV: Macro-system 1 - 3 units
  Semester Total 7 - 9 units
     
Semester 6 Summer  
NURS 794 Practicum V: Synthesis and Complex Organizations 3 units
  Semester Total 3 units
     
Semester 7 Fall  
NURS 789 DNP Project 1 unit
NURS 795 DNP Residency 3 units
  Semester Total 4 units
  TOTAL UNITS 41 -  51 UNITS
     

The DNP Completion curriculum pattern may alter depending upon entry semester.

For course descriptions, see the online catalog.