MSN to DNP Curriculum

The MSN to DNP curriculum includes 27 credit hours, 500 clinical hours, and 40 DNP 805 project hours.

Course NameCredit HoursCourse NameCredit HoursCourse NameCredit Hours
Year 1
Term 1Term 2Term 3
DNP 800 Doctoral Knowledge Development3DNP 803 The Role of Technology and Interprofessional Collaboration3DNP 806 Scholarly Writing and Grant Development3
DNP 801 Doctoral Research and Epidemiological Evidence-based Practice3DNP 804 Ethics and Quality Improvement (90 clinical hours)3DNP 807 Capstone 1 (135 clinical hours)3
DNP 802 Doctoral Health Policy and Leadership (45 clinical hours)3DNP 805 Project Development [135 hours (95 clinical hours & 40 project hours)]3DNP 808 Capstone 2 (135 clinical hours)3
Total Semester Hours9Total Semester Hours9Total Semester Hours9