Post-MSN Adult/Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration

The Post-MSN DNP students use their Masters’ expertise and during the DNP course of study the core DNP outcomes are achieved.

Program at a Glance

  • 32 credit hours over 5 semesters (30 credit hours for CRNAs)
  • Variable DNP project hours based on national certification and clinical hours from MSN program
  • Accreditation (currrent): Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
  • Accreditation (pending): Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Web-enhanced executive format courses

A minimum of 32 semester hours are required for this degree.

Plan of Study

Semester I – Fall

  • NUR 705 – Utilization of Research and Evidence-based Practice
  • NUR 798A – Applied EBP and Translational Methods Project I
  • NUR xxx – Elective

Semester II – Spring

  • NUR 798B – Applied EBP and Translational Methods Project II
  • NUR 706 – Biostatistics and Epidemiology for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • NUR 714 – Infomatics in Healthcare

Semester III – Summer

  • NUR 798C – Applied EBP and Translational Methods Project III
  • NUR 743 – Effective Leadership for Practice

Semester IV – Fall

  • NUR 798D – Applied EBP and Translational Methods Project IV
  • NUR 789 – Advanced Practicum

Semester V – Spring

  • NUR 798E – Applied EBP and Translational Methods Project V
  • NUR xxx – Elective

Electives and 789 Advanced Practicum may be taken at any time.