Nursing Leadership Track

The post-master's DNP nursing leadership program is ideal for nurses with master's degrees who currently hold a leadership position within their organization, or those who aspire to obtain one.

Through this track, you'll explore the following topics as they relate to health care: policy, collaboration, legal context, relationship management, strategic leadership and financial management. Fieldwork of 480 hours will give you experience with leaders in the field, and the entire program can be completed in two years.

Nursing Leadership Track (30-34 credits):
Course Title Credits
HM 600 Foundations of Health Care Management 3
NUR 514 Epidemiology and Population Health 3
NUR 516 Health Policy and Organizational Systems 2
NUR 542 Introduction to Healthcare Finance 1
NUR 600 Evaluation and Synthesis of Scientific Evidence for Practice 2
NUR 602 Principles of Ethical Theory in Nursing 1
NUR 610 Clinical Scholarship & 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 613 Nursing Leadership Seminar: Applying Data to Practice 1
NUR 615 Nursing Leadership Seminar and Fieldwork Experience: Safety and Legal Contexts of Health Care (120 Fieldwork Hours) 3
NUR 617 Nursing Leadership Fellowship I: Relationship Management and Strategic Leadership (120 Fieldwork Hours) 3
STC 517 Strategic Communication for Health Professionals 3
or NUR 515 Communications and Conflict Management 3
NUR 621* Post-Master's Additional Graduate Clinical (120-480 Fieldwork Hours) 1-4

*Taken as needed to secure sufficient field work observation.

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Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.