Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

Drop Shadow

BSN to DNP Program

Curriculum Plan for the BSN to DNP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)


Fall Semester, Year One

APNC 520 Pathophysiology 3 units
DNPC 611 Methods of Translational Science 3 units
DNPC 625 Epidemiology Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice 3 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit
DNPC 648 Health Policy Analysis 3 units


Spring Semester, Year One

APNC 523 Pharmacology in Health Management 3 units
DNPC 610 Philosophy of Reflective Practice 3 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit
HCIN 540 Introduction to Health Care Information Management 3 units


Summer Session, Year One

DNPC 626 Strategic Planning and Quality Initiatives 3 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit
ENLC 553 Financial Management in Health Systems 3 units


Fall Semester, Year Two

APNC 521 APRN Physical Assessment and Diagnosis 4 units
DNPC 622 Pathogenesis of Complex Disease 3 units
NPTC 627 Primary Mental Health Care I: Biopsychosocial Foundations of Behavior and Psychopathology 3 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit


Spring Semester, Year Two

DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit
DNPC 686 Perspectives in Program Planning and Evaluation 3 units
NPTC 651 Primary Mental Health Care II: Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnoses 5 units


Summer Session, Year Two

NPTC 624 Primary Mental Health III: Psychopharmacology 5 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit


Fall Semester, Year Three

DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit
NPTC 653 Primary Mental Health IVA: Individual Psychotherapy I 7 units


Spring Semester, Year Three

DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 4 units
NPTC 655 Primary Mental Health IVB: Individual Psychotherapy II 5 units
NPTC 657 Primary Mental Health V: Psychotherapy with Group and Family Systems 5 units