May 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

Nursing Practice, Post-Master’s Option, DNP

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For academic policies and procedures related to this program, go to Information for School of Nursing.


Degree Requirements

DNP post-master’s students must complete at least 37 credits of approved DNP course work beyond the master’s degree in nursing.  Students must also successfully complete the DNP project. Only doctoral courses will be accepted for doctoral transfer credit. Please note that a waiver of any requirement must be approved in writing by the academic program director.


DNP AP Clinical Practice Core

(16 credits, 560 clinical hours beyond MSN)

Total Credits: 37

37 credits of course work plus NURS 889  

**Continuous enrollment in NURS 889  each fall, spring, and summer semester until the DNP project is completed.

The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later.  Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission.  Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at

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