DNP Courses

All students are required to complete specific coursework. This list below should only be used as a curriculum guide. Course listings and required curriculum are subject to change. View course descriptions below.

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DNP Required Courses

NRS 700

PROGRAM ORIENTATION

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  • Credits: 0.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission to DNP program. 

NRS 706

SUMMER INTENSIVE

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  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 712, NRS 716, NRS 720

NRS 712

ADVANCED HEALTH ASSESSMENT

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  • Credits: 3 credits/60 contact hours
  • Prerequisites: Determined by major

NRS 738

THEORY FOUNDATION

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  • Credits: 3.0

NRS 742

NURSING RESEARCH

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  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    SSC 730

NRS 746

ROLE DEVELOPMENT OF APRN

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  • Credits: 3.0

NRS 750

HEALTH CARE FINANCE

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  • Credits: 3.0

NRS 754

HEALTH CARE POLICY

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  • Credits: 3.0

NRS 758

HEALTH SYSTEMS, INFORMATICS & LEADERSHIP

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  • Credits: 3.0

NRS 802

ADULT NURSING THEORY I

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  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 706, NRS 712, NRS 716, NRS 720, NRS 746

NRS 806

PRACTICUM I

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  • Credits: 3 credits/180 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 706, NRS 712, NRS 716, NRS 720, NRS 746, NRS 802

NRS 812

ADULT NURSING THEORY II

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  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 802, NRS 806

NRS 816

PRACTICUM II

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  • Credits: 3 credits/180 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 806, NRS 822

NRS 822

WOMEN AND CHILDREN NURSING THEORY

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  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 802

NRS 826

PRACTICUM III

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  • Credits: 3 credits/180 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 812, NRS 816, NRS 822

NRS 832

POPULATION BASED HEALTH CARE

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  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 802, NRS 812, NRS 822

NRS 836

PRACTICUM IV

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  • Credits: 3 credits/180 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 826

NRS 840

RESIDENCY

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  • Credits: 3 credits/180 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 802, NRS 806, NRS 812, NRS 816, NRS 822. NRS 826, NRS 832, NRS 836

NRS 880

CAPSTONE I

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  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 730, NRS 734, NRS 742

NRS 882

CAPSTONE II

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  • Credits: 3 credits/60 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 880

NRS 886

CAPSTONE III

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  • Credits: 3 credits/60 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 882

NRS 890

CAPSTONE IV

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  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 886

NRS 900

SPECIAL TOPICS

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  • Credits: 1.0 - 10.0

SCI 716

ADVANCED PATHOPYSIOLOGY

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  • Credits: 3.0

SCI 720

ADVANCED PHARMACOLOGY

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  • Credits: 3.0

SSC 730

BIOSTATISTICS

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  • Credits: 3.0

SSC 734

EPIDEMIOLOGY

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  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    SSC 730