Master of Business Administration - DNP
The Executive Nurse Leader (ENL): Dual Degree option prepares individuals with baccalaureate degrees in nursing to assume leadership positions as doctoral prepared nurses. The ENL Program builds upon the student’s previous educational preparation at the baccalaureate level and provides a robust, interprofessional curriculum in leadership and advanced practice nursing. Upon successfully completing this rigorous academic program of graduate study, graduates will be awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Consistent with the mission of the Department of Nursing, the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health, the MBA program, and the Graduate College at St. Catherine University, these graduates will be prepared to assume leadership roles in healthcare organizations and systems.
A minimum of 70 credits. The overall minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required. Students in the DNP program complete a systems change project prior to graduation.
Years to Complete the Program
Students are expected to complete the DNP Program within seven years of initial enrollment.
|MBA 6000||Advanced Management Essentials||3|
|MBA 6100||Foundations for Personal and Team Leadership||3|
|MBA 6250||Accounting for Managers||3|
|MBA 6400||Marketing Management||3|
|MBA 6500||Healthcare Systems and Policy||3|
|MBA 6600||Quantitative Methods for Managers||3|
|MBA 6710||Healthcare Innovation||3|
|MBA 6910||Healthcare Economics and Finance||3|
|MBA 7400||Project Management||3|
|HLTH 6010||Principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics I||3|
|NURS 6012||Basic Graduate Nursing Informatics 1||2|
|NURS 6063||Evidence-Based Practice||3|
|NURS 7463||Quality and Safety Outcomes in Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
|NURS 8XXX||DNP Seminar||1|
|NURS 8500||Underpinnings of the Discipline of Nursing||4|
|NURS 8501||DNP Practicum||1|
|NURS 8502||DNP Practicum||1|
|NURS 8503||DNP Practicum||1|
|NURS 8511||DNP as Change Agent||2|
|NURS 8512||Nursing and Social Justice||2|
|NURS 8513||Interprofessional Practice||2|
|NURS 8520||Advanced Evidence-based Practice||4|
|NURS 8525||Advanced Informatics||2|
|NURS 8535||Leadership in Organizations and Systems: Implications for Practice||3|
|NURS 8540||Health Care: Power, Policy and Politics||4|
|NURS 8600||DNP Project||4|
NURS 6012 is a prerequisite course taken only by students with no prior course work in nursing informatics.