MSN to DNP Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Curriculum (onsite & online)

The NNP area of concentration offers post masters to DNP preparation to those applicants who already are nationally certified NNP's masters prepared. Students may study full-time or part-time. The MSN to DNP curricula are offered onsite on the main campus in Pittsburgh or online. Selected core courses may be transmitted on-line to students who live a distance from campus (additional fees may apply).

The online option is only available to applicants with a master’s degree in same focus. 

* Courses numbered as “24, 34__” are delivered synchronously via distance technology. Such courses are open only to qualified on-site students as per Policy 438.  

Fall Term (Year 1)

Spring Term (Year 1)

  • NUR 2680/2480* Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Therapeutics 3 cr.
  • NURNP 2518/2418* Family Theory for NPs: Principles, Implications, and Application Across the Life Span 3 cr.
  • NUR 3052/3452* Manuscript Development 1 cr.
  • NURNP 3038 DNP NP Role Practicum variable crs.**
  • NURSP 2091/2491* Finance and Economics for Health Care Leaders 3 cr.

Summer Term (Year 1)

** must take at least one credit