2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 24, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Nursing Practice, D.N.P.


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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.

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001 202-887-6791. 

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

 

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


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