The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions
Nursing student study group at USF 150
Nursing Exec DNP

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 credits
NURS 705 Scholarly Communication 3 credits
  Semester Total 6 credits
     
Semester 2 Spring  
NURS 711 Evidence-based Practice in Healthcare 3 credits
NURS 765 Project and Practice Management 3 credits
NURS 790    Practicum I: Micro-systems (as required) 1 - 3 credits
NURS 791      Practicum II: Micro-systems 1 - 3 credits
  Semester Total 8 - 12 credits
     
Semester 3      Summer  
NURS 704 Healthcare Informatics     3 credits
NURS 763 Management of Financial Resources 3 credits
NURS 762 Financial Resource Management Basics 1 credit
NURS 791 Practicum II: Micro-systems (if NURS 790 in Semester 2) 1 - 3 credits
  Semester Total 8 - 10 credits
     
Semester 4 Fall  
NURS 702 Epidemiology 3 credits
NURS 792 Practicum III: Meso-system 1-3 credits
NURS 749 Qualifying Project 1 credit
  Semester Total 5-7 credits
     
Semester 5 Spring  
NURS 754 Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes 3 credits
NURS 756 Leadership in Complex Adaptive Systems 3 credits
NURS 793 Practicum IV: Macro-system 1 - 3 credits
  Semester Total 7 - 9 credits
     
Semester 6 Summer  
NURS 794 Practicum V: Synthesis and Complex Organizations 3 credits
  Semester Total 3 credits
     
Semester 7 Fall  
NURS 789 DNP Project 1 credit
NURS 795 DNP Residency 3 credits
  Semester Total 4 credits
  TOTAL CREDITS 41 -  51 CREDITS
     

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

For course descriptions, see the online catalog.