DNP in Nursing with Emphasis in Nurse Leadership and Innovations in Health Care

Area of Study Information

For more information on Area of Study Information please see the Nurse Leadership and Innovations in Health Care page.

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCreditsSummer SemesterCredits
NURSE 81003NURSE 89103NURSE 7087 (one-week,on-campus seminar)1
NURSE 88303NURSE 8840 3 
 6 6 1
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCreditsSummer SemesterCredits
NURSE 88204NURSE 89303NURSE 9080 (section 1, 60 clinical hours)1
NURSE 8920 (60 clinical hours)3NURSE 88603 
 7 6 1
Third Year
FallCreditsSpringCreditsSummer SemesterCredits
NURSE 89403NURSE 9070 (150-300 clinical hours)2.5-5NURSE 9080 (section 2, 60 clinical hours)1
NURSE 9070 (120-300 clinical hours)2-5NURSE 9080 (section 3, 60 clinical hours)1NURSE 9070 (0-180 hours)1-3
 NURSE 9087 (one-week, on -campus seminar)2 
 5-8 5.5-8 2-4
Total Credits: 39.5-47

 ** 510-1020 clinical hours

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Applicants are required to meet two sets of minimum qualifications for admission: the requirements of the DNP in Nursing and the minimum requirements of the Office of Graduate Studies.  Because requirements vary, you must refer to a degree program's graduate admission page to learn about specific admission criteria, application deadlines, eligibility and application process.  Your application materials will be reviewed by both the Office of Graduate Studies and the degree program to which you’ve applied before official admission to the University of Missouri.

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