Curriculum and Coursework

BSN to DNP

The BSN to DNP program is between 75 and 78 credits depending on the specialty track.  Our curriculum focuses on the national DNP essentials and provides a clear path for development of the DNP project.    Core courses in the BSN to DNP programs are delivered online. There are a few courses which require some on site attendance in Gainesville.

Sample Curriculum Plan (Full Time- core courses only)

For specific clinical specialty curriculum plan, visit each track’s web page.

Course Number Fall Credits
NGR 6101

NGR 6140

NGR 6638

Theory and Research for Advanced Nursing Practice

Physiology and Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice

Health Promotion

 

3

4

3

10

  Spring
NGR 6840

NGR 6172

NGR 6850

Applied Statistical Analysis I

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice

Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice

3

4

3

10

Summer
NGR 6002C

NGR 7700

NGR 6870

Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning

Health Systems Leadership

Nursing Informatics and Information Management

 

4

3

3

10

Semesters 4-8 Specialty and Clinical Courses  45 credits

MSN to DNP

All courses offered in the MSN to DNP program are available online. Minimal campus attendance is required.The MSN to DNP program is available for those who already possess a master’s degree in nursing and an active Florida ARNP license, This program is designed for those seeking a clinically based terminal degree. The MSN to DNP program is 35 credits and may be completed in 5 semesters.

Sample Curriculum Plan

Course Number Fall Credits  
NGR 6836

NGR 6638

 

Leading Quality Improvement Practice Initiatives

Health Promotion

3

3

6

  Spring
NGR 7970L

NGR 6840

NGR 6850

Advanced Nursing Project

Applied Statistical Analysis I

Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice

1

3

3

7

48
  Summer
NGR 7970L

NGR 7700

NGR6870

Advanced Nursing Project

Health Systems Leadership

Nursing Informatics and Information Management

 

1

3

3

7

  Fall
NGR 7891

NGR 7970L

NGR 7940L

 

Health Policy and Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice

Advanced Nursing Project

Residency in Advanced Nursing Practice

3

1

4

8

Spring
NGR 7176

NGR 7970L

NGR 7940L

Advanced Topics in Pharmacotherapeutics

Advanced Nursing Project

Residency in Advanced Nursing Practice

3

1

3

7

Total Credits Earned

 

 

35

528