DNP-Post Baccalaureate Entry

College

  • Center City Campus
  • Dixon Campus
  • College of Nursing

Degree Earned

  • Doctorate

Program Length

4-6 Years

Program Type

  • Online

Prerequisites

3.2 GPA

Call to Actions

Family-Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

Graduate Core Curriculum Credits
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Practice
NU 603 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing I 
NU 704 Philosophy, Foundations, and Methods for Evidence-Based Practice 3
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse  
NU 696 Leadership and Critical Decision Making
NU 705 Advanced Topics in Health Informatics 3
Total Graduate Core Curriculum Credits 18
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Core Curriculum 
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision-Making  
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics  
Total Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Core Curriculum Credits 9
Specialty Curriculum
NU 674 Management of Common Health Problems in Primary Care
NU 675 Management of Women and Children in Ambulatory Care 
NU 676 Management of the Adult and Older Adult in Ambulatory Care
Total Specialty Curriculum Credits 9
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Core Curriculum 
NU 701 Scientific Underpinnings for Nursing Practice 3
NU 702 Practice Inquiry: Designs, Methods and Analyses 3
NU 703 Theoretical Foundations for Organizational Change in Healthcare Systems 3
NU 706 Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety 3
NU 707 Leadership and Inter-Professional Collaboration 3
NU 708 Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving the Nation’s Health 3
NU 709 Current Issues in Health and Social Policy: Planning, Participating and Policy Making 3
Total Doctor of Nursing Practice Credits 21
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Practicum Sequence
NU 710 Practicum I 3
NU 711 Practicum II 3
NU 712 Practicum III 3
Total Doctor of Nursing Practice Practicum Credits 9
Total Program Credits 66
*Students from accelerated baccalaureate programs will have their academic transcripts evaluated upon matriculation by the Chair of Graduate Programs for potential transfer credit.

Graduate Core Curriculum Credits
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Practice  
NU 603 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing I  
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse  
NU 625 Epidemiology for the Health Professions
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice
Total Graduate Core Curriculum Credits 15
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Core Curriculum
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease/Pathologic Aspect of Disease 
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision-Making  
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics  
Total Advanced Practice Nurse Core Curriculum Credits
9
Specialty Curriculum
NU 674 Management of Common Health Problems in Primary Care
NU 675 Management of Women and Children in Ambulatory Care
NU 676 Management of the Adult and Older Adult in Ambulatory Care
Total Specialty Curriculum Credits 9
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Core Curriculum
NU 701 Scientific Underpinnings for Nursing Practice 3
NU 702 Practice Inquiry: Designs, Methods and Analyses 3
NU 703 Theoretical Foundations for Organizational Change in Healthcare Systems 3
NU 704 Philosophy, Foundations, and Methods for Evidence-Based Practice 3
NU 705 Advanced Topics in Health Informatics 3
NU 706 Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety 3
NU 707 Leadership and Inter-Professional Collaboration 3
NU 708 Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving the Nation’s Health 3
NU 709 Current Issues in Health and Social Policy: Planning, Participating and Policy Making 3
Total Doctor of Nursing Practice Core Curriculum Credits 27
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Practicum Sequence
NU 710 Practicum I 3
NU 711 Practicum II
3
NU 712 Practicum III 3
Total Doctor of Nursing Practice Practicum Credits 9
Total Program Credits 69
*Students from accelerated baccalaureate programs will have their academic transcripts evaluated upon matriculation by the Chair of Graduate Programs for potential transfer credit.