WellStar School of Nursing
Doctorate of Nursing Science
Curriculum and Program of Study
The DNS Curriculum is 60 credit hours composed of 6 hours of statistics, 33 hours of core nursing coursework, 9 hours of electives (one specified in education), and 12 hours (minimum) dissertation credits. All students take coursework in the 2 program foci: Leadership in Nursing Education and Leadership in Responses to Health Disparities. Students may attend the program full-time(9 hours per semester) or part-time (6 hours per semester).
The core component of the program will be offered 50% online and 50% on campus. Classes will meet on campus all day Friday and Saturday once per month. Electives may not fit this schedule, however.
If you have any questions after looking over the information presented above, please contact an advisor.