2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Nursing Practice, D.N.P.


Post-Master’s DNP

The online post-master’s DNP program has been designed for certified advanced practice nurses to be experts in specialized advanced nursing practice (AACN, 2006). The program is comprised of 33 credits over five semesters. Additional content beyond the MSN includes: systems thinking; patient safety and quality; ethics in advanced nursing practice; health policy aimed at patient advocacy; and the completion of a scholarly project that uses evidence-based practice.

Contact our online office at 1-877-830-4636 or visit the Maryville University website for online nursing programs.

“Maryville University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act.  This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Maryville University to offer field placement components for specific degree programs.  The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs.  Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs.  Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.”

 

BSN-DNP Program


(68-74 credits)

The BSN-DNP program is comprised of 68 to 74 credits depending on the nurse practitioner concentration the student wishes to pursue. Graduates will be eligible to take the certification examination for their respective specialty. In addition to MSN core courses and nurse practitioner core and specialty courses, the students will take courses that include the following content: systems thinking; patient safety and quality; ethics in advanced nursing practice; health policy aimed at patient advocacy; and the completion of a scholarly project that uses evidence-based practice.  Students work closely with their advisor to plan course progression. The following courses are required for this option:

DNP - NP Option


(17 credits)

This option is for those individuals who have an MSN who wish to pursue both a DNP and a nurse practitioner specialization in any of the five specializations that are offered.  The following courses are required for this option:

Concentration Options