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The DNP curriculum is based upon the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice.  The DNP curriculum will comply with accreditation standards set by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) which ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate programs in nursing.

First Fall Semester
First Spring Semester
Population Health & Epidemiology (3) Eval. of Health Care Outcomes 1 (5)
Foundations of Clinical Scholarship (3) Health Care Policy (3)
Biostatistics (3) Research Utilization Project 1 (3)
Semester Total: 9 credits Semester Total: 11 credits

Utilize feedback from IRB evaluation of research utilization project to prepare for fall implementation.

Second Fall Semester
Second Spring Semester
Eval. of Health Care Outcomes 2 (3) Health Care Finance (3)
Leadership & Management of
    Organizations & Systems (2)
Health Care Education of
   Diverse Populations (3)
Research Utilization Project 2 (5) Research Utilization Project 3 (3)
Semester Total: 11 credits Semester Total: 9 credits

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