The nursing department at Missouri State offers an MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice degree for individuals with a master’s degree from an accredited program interested in pursuing a doctorate degree. After you are admitted to the program you will complete doctorate-level courses.
After you have been admitted into the program you will take a total 29 hours of course work and 528 clinical rotation hours. The MSN to DNP program can only be completed full-time or part-time and takes a minimum of four semesters to complete.
Below is a sample schedule for the MSN to DNP program. This schedule should not replace meetings with your advisor but only serve as a guide. Keep in mind that you must be accepted to the graduate college and the program before you can begin taking courses. Courses should be completed in exactly the order they are listed on this sample schedule. This is to ensure that you will meet all requirements for graduation.