Course Requirements

77 credits

The course layout noted below is for full-time study; a part-time option is also available.

 Trimester 1
Courses
Trimester 2
Courses
Trimester 3
Courses
Year 1
2017/2018
NU 700 Theoretical Components of Nursing Science 3 CR NU 557 Advanced Pharmacology 2 2 CR NU 720 Leading Quality Initiatives & Information Systems 3 CR
NU 710 Healthcare Policy, Advocacy & Ethics 3 CR  NU 550 Family & Community Context for Healthcare 3 CR NU 552 Advanced Health Assessment 3 CR
NU 556 Advanced Pharmacology I 2 CR  NU 740 Epidemiology & Population Health 3 CR NU 730 Clinical Scholarship & Analytical Methods for Evidence-Based Practice I 3 CR
NU 566 Advanced Pathophysiology for the Nurse Practitioner 3 CR  NU 604 Health Care Research and Statistical Foundations for the Advanced Practice Nurse 3 CR NU 721 DNP Project Topic Development 1 CR
Year 2
2018/2019
NU 562 Primary Care I: Comprehensive Primary Care of the Adult 5 CR NU 622 Primary Care II: Advanced Primary Care of Families in Complex Systems 6 CR NU 632 Primary Care III: Advanced Primary Care & Health Promotion of Special Populations 7 CR
NU 750 Clinical Scholarship & Analytical Methods for Evidence-Based Practice II 3 CR NU 770 Advanced Care of Special Populations 3 CR NU 781 Palliative Care 3 CR
NU 722 DNP Project: Methodology Development 1 CR NU 723 DNP Project Proposal Review 1 CR NU 724 DNP Project: Responsible Conduct of Research 1 CR
Year 3
2019/2020
NU 760 Strategic Leadership & Collaboration in Healthcare Organizations 3 CR NU 820 DNP Scholarship & Advanced Practice II 3 CR  
NU 810 DNP Scholarship & Advanced Practice I 3 CR NU 832 Clinical Immersion II 2 CR  
NU 831 Clinical Immersion 2 CR NU 726 DNP Project Presentation, Dissemination, & Evaluation 1 CR  
NU 725 DNP Project Implementation & Data Analysis 1 CR    

Optional 3 credit elective may be taken at any time during the program