Nursing Leadership Track

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The 31-33 credit post master's doctor of nursing practice nursing leadership track is designed to develop a wide range of skills for master's-prepared nurses aspiring to assume leadership roles across a variety of health care settings, as well as for those who currently hold leadership positions. Practica of 840 hours offer real time experience with health care leaders. This track is open to all master's-prepared nurses. Students can complete the program in two years.

The track can be completed online with the exception of a residency component. The residency takes place towards the end of the program during the week of graduation.

Curriculum:

Fall Semester, First Year
Course Title Credits
HM 600 Foundations of Health Care Management 3
NUR 611 Nursing Leadership Seminar and Practicum I: Culture of Safety 2
NUR 500 Biostatistics 1
NUR 610 PBL Portfolio Synthesis Seminar I Total 6

 

Spring Semester, First Year
Course Title Credits
HM 664 Financial Management in Health Care Organizations 3
NUR 613 Nursing Leadership Seminar & Practicum II: Applying Data to Practice 2
Total 5

 

Summer, First Year
Course Title Credits
NUR 615 Nursing Leadership Seminar and Practicum III: Legal Contexts of Health Care 2
NUR 610 Clinical Scholarship & Inquiry in Nursing 3
NUR 610PBL  Portfolio Synthesis Seminar I 1
Total 6

Fall Semester, Second Year
Course Title Credits
NUR 612 Leadership & Collaboration for Change in Health Care  3
NUR 612PBL  Portfolio Synthesis 1
NUR 516 Health Policy & Organizational Systems 3
Total 7

Spring Semester, Second Year
Course Title Credits
NUR 617 Nursing Leadership Fellowship I: Relationship Management 2
NUR 700 An Interprofessional Approach to Caring for the Underserved with Multiple Chronic Conditions 3
Total 5

 

Summer, Second Year
Course Title Credits
NUR 619 Nursing Leadership Fellowship II: Strategic Leadership 2
NUR 613DE Nursing Leadership Additional Clinical 2
Total 2-4

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