University of South Alabama College of Nursing
 
Post-Master’s DNP Track Nurse and patient
     
The Post Master’s DNP track is designed for nurses who hold a Master’s degree in Nursing and are prepared for advanced practice:
       

Nurse Practitioner
Executive Nursing Administration
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Public Health Nursing Administration

 
Requirements For Admission
      

The requirements for admission to the DNP program are located on the DNP Home Page and in the University of South Alabama Undergraduate/Graduate Bulletin.

 
 
 
Curriculum
Courses in the curriculum are as follows:
     

• NU 604 Project Planning and Development - 3 cr
• NU 607 Critical Analysis of the Scientific Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing Practice - 3 cr
• NU 608 Evidence Based Practice & Quality Improvement in Health Care - 3 cr
• NU 610 Strategic Resource Management in Health Care - 3 cr
• NU 611 Translational Evidence into Health Care Systems - 3 cr
• NU 612 Clinical Prevention and Population Health - 3cr
• NU 613 Organizational and Systems Leadership - 3cr
• NU 615 Program Evaluation and Improvement of Clinical Outcomes - 3 cr
• NU 616 Data Management & Decision Making in Complex Health Care Systems - 3 cr
• NU 617 Residency I - 1cr
• NU 618 Residency II - 4 cr
• NU 619 Residency III - 4 cr
Total hours = 36 credits

 
Course descriptions are available in the University of South Alabama Undergraduate/Graduate Bulletin.
     
Fall Entry
Traditional Post Master's DNP - 6 Semester Schedule
Traditional Post Master's DNP - 9 Semester Schedule
Traditional Post Master's DNP - 12 Semester Schedule

Spring Entry
Traditional Post Master's DNP - 5 Semester Schedule
Traditional Post Master's DNP - 8 Semester Schedule
Traditional Post Master's DNP - 11 Semester Schedule

 
 

For Additional Information

DNP Essentials

If you have any further questions about the application process, contact the college of nursing at condnp@usouthal.edu or 251-445-9412.

Office of Graduate Studies
USA College of Nursing - HAHN 3086
307 University Blvd N
Mobile AL 36688-0002
(251) 445-9400
Email: condnp@usouthal.edu
Fax 251-445-9416

The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education,
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 887-6791

 
 

University of South Alabama - Mobile Alabama 36688-0002 (251) 445-9400
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