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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Practice (DNP) - BS to DNP

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Program Requirements

Complete 78 credits from 25 to 27 courses including 19 core courses and six to eight concentration courses.

Concentration: Students must declare a concentration in adult/gerontological acute care clinical nurse specialist, adult/gerontological nurse practitioner, or family nurse practitioner.
Capstone: Completion of a quality improvement project with implementation in a clinical setting. This scholarly project is completed under the direction of UMass Boston faculty.
Practicum: Complete 1065 clinical hours.

A Master’s degree is awarded after the completion of 665 clinical hours and 48 credits of coursework.

Minimum grade: No courses with a grade below B may be applied toward the program.
Statute of limitations:
Five years.

Course Requirements

Concentration Courses (24 Credits)

Complete six to eight courses from one of the concentrations below.


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