Care of Populations Track

The post-master's DNP care of populations program is designed for nursing professionals with master's degrees who want to further develop their population health management skills. If you choose to pursue this program, you'll deeply explore topics such as health care systems, organizational dynamics and population-focused inquiry, in addition to your core DNP courses.

To round out the care of populations program, you'll complete 480 hours of practice and fieldwork experience related to your specific interests.

Care of Populations Track (31-35 credits):
Course Title Credits
HM 600 Foundations of Health Care Management 3
NUR 514 Epidemiology & Population Health 3
NUR 516 Health Policy & Organizational Systems 2
NUR 600 Evaluation and Synthesis of Scientific Evidence for Practice 2
NUR 602 Principles of Ethical Theory in Nursing 1
NUR 610 Clinical Scholarship and Inquiry in Nursing 2
NUR 610 PBL DNP Project I (120 Fieldwork Hours) 2
NUR 612 Leadership & Collaboration for Change in Health Care 2
NUR 612 PBL DNP Project II (120 Fieldwork Hours) 2
NUR 620 Advanced Principles of Population-Based Health Care 2
NUR 621* Post-Master's Additional Graduate Clinical (120-480 Fieldwork Hours) 1-4
NUR 622 Special Topics in Advanced Practice Nursing (120 Fieldwork Hours) 3
OL 601 Foundations of Organizational Leadership 3
NUR 623 Population Health Fellowship (120 Fieldwork Hours) 1
STC 517 Strategic Communication for Health Professionals 3
or NUR 515 Communications and Conflict Management 3

*Taken as needed to secure sufficient field work observation.

To browse all detailed program descriptions for the Care of Populations Track in a single list, click here to view the university catalog.

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.