Course Sequence

Nursing@Simmons students can complete the DNP program on a part-time basis. To learn about each course, visit the Course Descriptions page. To view your specific plan of study and term dates by cohort, visit the Academic Calendar page.

View the courses by term:

Post-MSN to DNP Part-Time Schedule

Term 1 | 6 credits

  • NURP 640 Advanced Research Methods (3 credits)
  • NURP 660 Informatics (3 credits)

Term 2 | 6 credits

  • NURP 620 Ethical/Legal Issues in Advanced Practice (3 credits)
  • NURP 630 Professional Leadership and Practice Change (3 credits)

Term 3 | 6 credits

  • NURP 675 Quality Improvement in Health Care (3 credits)
  • NURP 670 Health Policy (3 credits)

Term 4 | 6 credits

  • NURP 650 Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • NURP 655 Biostatistics (3 credits)

Term 5 | 2 credits

  • NURP 750 A DNP Project Seminar I (2 credits)

Term 6 | 2 credits

  • NURP 750 B DNP Project Seminar I (2 credits)

Term 7 | 2 credits

  • NURP 750 C DNP Project Seminar I (2 credits)