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Curriculum

*Note: DNP Core Courses are held on Monday through Saturday a minimum of six (6) times during a semester. Students’ practicum experiences may occur weekdays, weekends, including evening and night shifts.

Full-Time Curriculum Plan for BSN to DNP
Public/Community Health Nursing Track

(88 Total Semester Credits)

First Year - Summer (7 Credits) First Year - Fall (16 Credits) First Year - Spring (7 Credits)
NURS 7103 Organization and Systems Leadership (4)
NURS 7105 Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
NURS 7203 Research: Design & Methodology (3)
BIOS 6100 Biostatistical Methods I (4)
NURS 7101 Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science (3)
HLSC 6409 Advanced Pharmacology (3)
HLSC 6410 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 7607 Health & Wellbeing: Health Promotion, Disease Management & Chronicity (3)
NURS 6315 Advanced Health Assessment (4)
Second Year - Summer (6 Credits) Second Year - Fall (14 Credits) Second Year - Spring (10 Credits)
NURS 7608 Environmental Health Nursing (3)
NURS 6324 Epidemiology (3)
NURS 7610 Public Health/Community Health Nursing I: Theoretical Perspectives and Standards (7)
NURS 7109 Health Outcomes: Information Systems, Measurement, Analysis and Management (3)
NURS 7481 Evidence-based Practice (4)
NURS 7110 Scholarly Project I: Proposal Development (3)
NURS 7611 Public Health/Community Health Nursing II: Program Development, Family Assessment & Intervention (7)
Third Year - Summer (7 Credits) Third Year - Fall (11 Credits) Third Year - Spring (6 Credits)
NURS 7120 Scholarly Project II: Proposal Implementation (3)
NURS 7612 Public Health/Community Health Nursing III: Program Implementation (4)
NURS 7613 Public Health/Community Health Nursing IV: Program Evaluation, Public Health Law & Policy (8)
NURS 7306 Health Policy & Politics (3)
NURS 7130 Scholarly Project III: Proposal Dissemination (3)
NURS 7609 Disaster Management for Public Health/Community Health Nursing (3)