Curriculum & Course Faculty

Part of the curriculum requirements is a DNP project, which is a scholarly project, four semesters in length, designed to address a practice issue affecting groups of patients, health care organizations or health care systems.

Sample Matriculation Plans
Course Faculty

Listed below are faculty who customarily teach DNP (or 900-level) courses.

  • N960 Evidence-Based Practice I: Dr. Bailey and Dr. Humphreys
  • N961 Evidence-Based Practice II: Dr. Humphreys, Dr. Stevenson, and Dr. Yap
  • N962 Transforming the Nation's Health: Dr. Short and Dr. Simmons
  • N963 Data-Driven Health Care Improvements: Dr. Richesson
  • N964 Effective Leadership: Dr. Merwin and Dr. Howard
  • N965 Transformation of Health Care Systems: Dr. Short
  • N966 Quantitative Methods: Dr. Silva and Dr. Yang
  • Project: Varies based on topic area
Course Videos

Listen to faculty describe the DNP courses they teach.

Embracing Diversity For An Engaged Community

Embracing diversity is a crucial component for engaging with students, faculty, and the world. We think of it as diversity with a global perspective. Creating a learning climate where creativity, robust yet respectful debate, and a genuine respect for others can flourish. Fostering international research collaborations, developing global health initiatives, and coordinating access to health care for under-served populations. Educating next-generation nurses for leadership and service in the global community.

Diversity with a global perspective assures a warm welcome—not mere tolerance—for differences in national origin, race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

We provide a safe haven where diversity can spawn intellectual engagement and collaborative partnerships.

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