Doctor of Nursing Practice Curriculum — MS to DNP

This program of study lists the courses that you will be required to complete to meet graduation requirements.

Year One Fall Semester Credits
NURS 571 Information, Quality and Safety
3
NURS 632 Biostatistics
3
  TOTAL 6
Year One Spring Semester Credits
NURS 711 Org. Behavior and Systems Leadership
3
NURS 620 Legal and Ethical Issues 3
  TOTAL 6
Year One Summer Semester Credits
NURS 608 Epidemiology and Population Health 3
  TOTAL 3
Year Two Fall Semester Credits
NURS 710 Evidence Based Practice
3
NURS 637 Program Development and Grant Writing 3
  TOTAL 6
Year Two Spring Semester Credits
NURS 605 Public Health Policy 3
NURS 722 Post-Master Clinical Capstone I (150 hrs) 3
  TOTAL 6
Year Two Summer Semester Credits
Graduate Elective Graduate Elective 3
  TOTAL 3
Year Three Fall Semester Credits
Graduate Elective Graduate Elective 3
NURS 723 Post-Master Clinical Capstone II (150 hrs.) 3
  TOTAL 6
Year Three Spring Semester Credits
NURS 725 Clinical Capstone III (225 hours) 4
  TOTAL 4
Total Credits 40; Total Applied Clinical Hours 525
Course

Pre-requisite

NURS 608 NURS 632
NURS 637 NURS 608
NURS 722 NURS 710
NURS 723 NURS 722
NURS 735 NURS 723

 

Application Period
DNP Program
October 15, 2014 –
February 1, 2015
Joyce Scarpinato, DNP,PNP-BC,FNP-C
Joyce Scarpinato, DNP,PNP-BC,FNP-C
Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
Suzi Koshy, RN, FNP

Upstate's excellent, flexible and innovative education helped me achieve my dreams of becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner. Through the hard work, dedication and generous support of the faculty, I enjoyed the privilege of an excellent education.
— Suzi Koshy, RN, FNP