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2022-2023 Rivier University Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Rivier University Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Doctorate of Nursing Program (DNP) Professional Practice Track

The total credit hours required for the Doctorate in Nursing Program (DNP) Professional Practice Track will be thirty-nine (39) credits.

Graduates of Rivier University who successfully completed the Quality Health Care Improvement Course (NSG601), Advanced Health Policy (NSG610) as part of their studies in the master’s degree program will be recognized and awarded these six credits towards the total of thirty-nine credits.

Post-Master’s Entry with Successful Completion of an APRN Certification Exam



Successful completion of a graduate (500 level or above) statistics course.

Degree Requirements (39 Credits)

Required Practicum Courses (12 Credits)