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Academic Program Proposal
Currently Under Review
Date Proposal Received Institution and Proposal Degree Awarded Name of Academic Program Objections Received Decision Deadline MHEC Final Decision Final Decision Date

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Program Proposal(pdf)

Multiple  OOS Initial Application Yes 5/25/2014  Authorized  7/24/2014 

OOS Initial Application  Program Description

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program prepares advances practice nurses for complex practice that will enable them to more fully meet the healthcare needs of the community. The program focuses on development of evidence-based practice, and research utilization for the improvement of clinical care delivery, patient outcomes, system management, and organizational leadership to inform health care policy. The program requires 30 semester credit hours.

The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program is designed to prepare professionals to provide the highest quality health care. Maryville encourages a systems approach to nursing that takes a holistic view of the patient. The program requires 40 to 46 credit hours and offers two areas of concentration in family nurse practitioner and adult/geriatric nurse practitioner.

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