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CHN DNP Recommended Milestones

Below is the recommended CHN-DNP milestones and major tasks based on a full-time study. On the SoN Degree Program Page, you could also find general DNP recommended milestones.

Year 1

Year 2

  • Continue with required coursework and update CHN DNP Program of Study Form
  • Complete CHN DNP Quarterly Progress/Planning Form and email to academic advisor at least 2 weeks before advisement meeting
  • Quarterly Advisement Meeting
    • Meet with Academic Advisor
    • Discuss any academic or career-related questions
    • Discuss and sign CHN DNP Quarterly Progress/Planning Form
  • Meet with Clinical Internship Faculty Supervisor at the end of Winter quarter regarding Spring quarter clinical rotation

Year 3

Autumn Quarter

  • Continue with required coursework and update CHN DNP Program of Study Form
  • Establish DNP Supervisory Committee for DNP Practice Project/Capstone requirement, which is part of NMETH 801 Practice Doctorate Project/Capstone course
  • Have Supervisory Committee approve the DNP Program of Study and submit the signed DNP Program of Study form to Student and Academic Services
  • Inform Academic Advisor (if not on the supervisory committee) of your decision once selected faculty has agreed to the Chair role
  • Work with Supervisory Committee Chair to complete DNP Project Proposal, requirement, and timeline in accordance with NMETH 801 course instructions
  • Complete CHN DNP Quarterly Progress/Planning Form and email to Supervisory Committee Chair (who assumes the role of the faculty advisor in guiding your program of study through conferral of the doctoral degree) at least 2 weeks before advisement meeting
  • Quarterly Advisement Meeting
    • Meet with Supervisory Committee Chair
    • Discussion and sign CHN DNP Quarterly Progress/Planning Form

Winter Quarter

  • Continue with required coursework and update CHN DNP Program of Study Form
  • Review and follow steps for satisfying DNP Final Quarter Requirements
  • Complete CHN DNP Quarterly Progress/Planning Form and email to Supervisory Committee Chair at least 2 weeks before advisement meeting
  • Quarterly Advisement Meeting
    • Meet with Supervisory Committee Chair
    • Discussion and sign CHN DNP Quarterly Progress/Planning Form
  • Review DNP Final Quarter Checklist and DNP Final Examination information
  • Request Final Exam from Graduate School
  • Complete DNP Practice Project/Capstone requirement in accordance with NMETH 801 course instructions, including final exam
  • Complete all required paperwork after final exam completion (see DNP Final Quarter Checklist)