Doctor of Nursing Practice

Course Sequencing

Nurse Practitioner

Course sequencing may change due to faculty availability and projected student enrollment.  Some courses may be offered only in summer session.

Semester 1

Semester 2

NU 800 Philosophical Worldview of APN 3 BU 927 Marketing Concepts  3
BU 924 Accounting    3 BU 926 Survey of Finance 3
 

Summer

     
NU 802 Principles of Epidemiology 3
NU 804 Emerging Concepts in Informatics 2
 

Semester 3

Semester 4

NU 806 Health Care Economics 3 NU 517 Clinical Scholarship for EBP 3
BU 930 Entrepreneurship 3 NU 808 Primary Care Residency 2
 

Summer

      
NU 810 Policy and Leadership for Global Health 3
NU 812 Innovations in Quality Care 3
 

Semester 5

Semester 6

NU 814 Implementation Science for APN     3 NU 816 Practice Inquiry DNP Project* 3
NU 808 Primary Care Residency 2 BU 983 Venture Creation DNP Project*  
  NU 808 Primary Care Residency 2

** DNP capstone project will be either NU 816 or BU 983 depending upon the nature of the project.  BU 983 is offered as a summer course in odd years.

Family Nurse Practitioner

Course sequencing may change due to faculty availability and projected student enrollment.  Some courses may be offered only in summer session.

Semester 1

Semester 2

NU 800 Philosophical Worldview of APN 3 NU 506 Advanced Pathophysiology*  3
AC 924 Accounting Concepts 3 BU 926 Survey of Finance 3
BU 927 Marketing Concepts 3
 

Summer

     
NU 802 Principles of Epidemiology 3
NU 512 Advanced Pharmacology* 3
 

Semester 3

Semester 4

NU 700 Advanced Patient Assessment and Differential Diagnosis* 4 NU 702 Primary Care I 3
BU 930 Entrepreneurship 3 NU 703 Primary Care I Practicum 3
NU 517 Clinical Scholarship for EBP 3
 

Summer

      
NU 804 Emerging Concepts in Informatics 2
 

Semester 5

Semester 6

NU 806 Health Care Economics 3 NU 706 Primary Care III 3
NU 704 Primary Care II 3 NU 706 Primary Care III Practicum 3
NU 704 Primary Care II Practicum 3
 

Summer

NU 810 Policy and Leadership for Global Health 3
NU 812 Innovations in Quality Care 3

Semester 7

Semester 8

NU 814 Implementation Science APN

3

NU 816 Practice Inquiry DNP Project**

3

NU 808 Primary Care Residency

3 BU 983 Venture Creation DNP Project**
NU 808 Primary Care Residency 2

*Across the lifespan

** DNP capstone project will be either NU 816 or BU 983 depending upon the nature of the project.  BU 983 is offered as a summer course in odd years.

Adult – Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Course sequencing may change due to faculty availability and projected student enrollment.  Some courses may be offered only in summer session.

Semester 1

Semester 2

NU 800 Philosophical Worldview of APN 3 NU 506 Advanced Pathophysiology*  3
AC 924 Accounting Concepts 3 BU 926 Survey of Finance 3
BU 927 Marketing Concepts 3
 

Summer

     
NU 802 Principles of Epidemiology 3
NU 512 Advanced Pharmacology* 3
 

Semester 3

Semester 4

NU 700 Advanced Patient Assessment and Differential Diagnosis* 4 NU 704 Primary Care II** 3
NU 517 Clinical Scholarship for EBP 3 NU 704 Primary Care II Practicum** 3
NU 806 Health Care Economics 3
 

Summer

      
NU 804 Emerging Concepts in Informatics 2
 

Semester 5

Semester 6

NU 814 Implementation Science 3 NU 930 Entrepreneurship 3
NU 706 Primary Care III 3 NU 808 Primary Care Residency 3
NU 706 Primary Care III Practicum 3
 

Summer

NU 810 Policy and Leadership for Global Health 3
NU 812 Innovations in Quality Care 3

Semester 7

NU 816 Practice Inquiry DNP Project***

3

BU 983 Venture Creation DNP Project**

NU 808 Primary Care Residency

2

*Across the lifespan

** Students in the Adult NP Track do not take NU 702 Primary Care I or NU 703 Primary Care I Practicum

*** DNP capstone project will be either NU 816 or BU 983 depending upon the nature of the project.  BU 983 is offered as a summer course in odd years.