Curriculum and Student Learning Outcomes

Course Sequence Outline
All coursework is completed online; except for the practicum hours. Part-time study is also possible. Students should seek guidance regarding required sequencing.

Required Prerequisite 
Completion of a BSN and a MSN degree and unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse.

Curriculum for the Doctor of Nurse Practice (DNP)

Total Credits: 37 credit hours

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Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the graduate program the student will:

  1. Design clinical prevention and population health interventions through the application, translation, and implementation of evidenced based practice into clinical decision-making in the planning and delivery of care across the health care continuum.
  2. Translate scientific underpinnings into practice while influencing health care policy for advocacy in health care and instilling ethical comportment, professionalism, and health equity in nursing practice.
  3. Demonstrate organizational and systems leadership in addressing complex health problems while using information systems and patient care technology for the transformation of healthcare.
  4. Demonstrate expertise in advanced nursing practice addressing contributors and barriers to global and cultural inequities, disparities, and accessibility of quality and safe healthcare.
  5. Collaborate inter-professionally to improve patient and population health outcomes.