The Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate. This Catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between Midwestern University and students.

Total Credits:  56-60*


First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 36 - 38
Fall Quarter
DRNPG 1501 Organizational Leadership Credits: 4
DRNPG 1502 The Scientific Underpinnings of the Advanced Nursing Profession Credits: 4
DRNPG 1504 Health Science Statistics Credits: 3
Total 11
Winter Quarter
DRNPG 1503 Information Systems and the Transformation of Health Care Credits: 4
DRNPG 1505 Economics and Health Care Policy Credits: 4
Total 8
Spring Quarter
DRNPG 1500 Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice Credits: 4
DRNPG 1506 Project Planning and Development (Specialty Focus) Credits: 4
Total 8
Summer Quarter 9-11
DRNPG 1507 Preventative Care Initiatives and Interprofessional Collaboration Credits: 4
DRNPG 1508 Specialty Focus Residency and Research (200 hours)/variable hours as needed* Credits: 5 - 7
Total 9-11

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 20 - 22
Fall Quarter
DRNPG 1600 Data Synthesis and Decision Making Credits: 4
DRNPG 1602 Specialty Focus Residency and Research (200 hours)/variable hours as needed* Credits: 5 - 7
Total 9 - 11
Winter Quarter 11 - 13
DRNPG 1601 Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement Outcomes Credits: 4
DRNPG 1603 Specialty Focus Residency and Research (200 hours)/variable hours as needed* Credits: 5 - 7
DRNPG 1604 Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Project Credits: 2
Total 11 - 13

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