DNP in Nursing Practice with Emphasis in Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
Area of Study Information
For more information on Area of Study Information please see the Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist page.
Sample Plan of Study
There are multiple plans of study for this emphasis area. Below is the Plan of Study for the post-baccalaureate, four year plan. For more Sample Plans of Study, please visit our website.
|NURSE 7100||3||Elective (choose from below) #||3||NURSE 7087 (one-week, on-campus seminar )*||1|
|NURSE 7310 (90 clinical hours )*||3.5||NURSE 7150||3||STAT 7020 (Graduate Statistics) required before admission or concurrent with NURSE 7087|
|NURSE 7120||3||NURSE 7330||3|
|NURSE 8710 (90 clinical hours )*||3.5||NURSE 8720 (90 clinical hours )*||3.5||NURSE 7110||3|
|NURSE 8100||3||NURSE 8910||3|
|NURSE 8300||3||NURSE 8310||3|
|NURSE 8420 (90 clinical hours)*||3.5||NURSE 8210 (90 clinical hours)*||3.5||NURSE 9080 (section 1, 60 clinical hours)||1|
|NURSE 8920 (60 clinical hours)||3||NURSE 8930||3|
|Elective (choose from below)#||3-4||NURSE 8540 (90 clinical hours)*||3.5|
|NURSE 8940||3||NURSE 9070 (150-300 clinical hours)||2.5-5||NURSE 9080 (section 2, 60 clinical hours)||1|
|NURSE 9070 (180 clinical hours)||3||NURSE 9080 (section 3, 60 clinical hours)||1|
|Total Credits: 74.5-78|
1020+ Clinical Hours ***
on-campus visit required with specialty clinical courses
Nursing courses electives from which to choose:
NURSE 7750 Physical Function and Older Adults
NURSE 7751 Psychosocial Function and Older Adults
NURSE 8010 Family Dynamics and Intervention
NURSE 8720 Symptom Management in Acute and Chronic Illness
NURSE 8854 Teaching Strategies in Nursing
NURSE 8864 Curriculum Development in Nursing
NURSE 8820 Health Care Financial Management
Additional interdisciplinary online elective choices can be found in the areas of geriatric care management, gerontology, grantsmanship, health ethics, health informatics, multicultural education, online education, public health, and youth development (see http://online.missouri.edu/degreeprograms/degrees.aspx).
Reflects the minimum required DNP clinical and project hours. Additional clinical hours may be required based on specialty, annual portfolio evaluation, and complexity of DNP residency project.
Applicants are required to meet two sets of minimum qualifications for admission: the requirements of the DNP in Nursing Practice and the minimum requirements of the Graduate School. 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 Graduate School and the degree program to which you’ve applied before official admission to the University of Missouri.