Curriculum: BSN to PhD Executive Nurse Leader

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2020-2021, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on April 1, 2020. Access the catalog of record at https://catalogs.sandiego.edu.

Year One
Fall Semester
MSNC 511Evidence Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research3
ENLC 556Management of Health Care System Quality Outcomes and Patient Safety3
ENLC 553Financial Management in Health Care Systems3
Spring Semester
ENLC 555Resource Management in Health Systems3
ENLC 557Strategic Planning and Management of Health Systems3
Summer Session
HCIN 540Introduction to Health Care Information Management3
PhD Program
Year Two
Fall Semester
PHDN 601Philosophy of Science in Nursing3
PHDN 607Applied Statistics and Quantitative Research Methods3
PHDN 650Nursing Research Seminar1
Spring Semester
PHDN 602Theory Development in Nursing3
PHDN 608Applications of Multivariate Statistics3
PHDN 651Nursing Research Seminar1
Summer Session
PHDN 690Theory and Research in Executive Leadership3
PHDN 693CExecutive Nurse Leader Residency3
Year Three
Fall Semester
PHDN 670Quantitative Designs in Research3
PHDN 673Introduction to Qualitative Research: Background, Processes, and Approaches3
PHDN 652Dissertation Research1
Spring Semester
PHDN 654Nursing Research Seminar3
Emphasis Course3
PHDN 676The Practice of Qualitative Research 1
Or:
PHDN 677Advanced Quantitative Designs in Research 1
Summer Session
Emphasis Course3
Year Four
Fall Semester
PHDN 649Research Seminar in Health Policy3
Emphasis Course3
PHDN 653Dissertation Research 3
Spring Semester
PHDN 695Dissertation6
Total Units69