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Residency

Overview and Learning Outcomes of the DNP Program at DeSales.

Online Option

Each new cohort is in residence on-campus for orientation and an introduction to the first two courses for four days in August. For the final semester, students meet on-campus to defend their scholarly project. Hotel accommodations provided with no additional out-of-pocket cost. Meals are also included.

Hybrid Option

Each new cohort is in residence on-campus for orientation and an introduction to the first two courses for four days in August. Subsequently, cohorts are required to be in residence on-campus for three days, Friday through Sunday, three times per year each August, January, and April. Hotel accommodations are provided with no additional out-of-pocket cost. Meals are also included.

Sample Orientation Day (New Cohorts)

Thursday

Welcome Breakfast

Introductions/Program Overview

8:00-11:00 am

Student IDs and Bookstore Purchases

11:00am-12:00pm

Lunch

12:00-1:00pm

Informal Discussion with Scholarly Project Committee Chairs

1:00-2:00 pm

Technology Requirements

2:00-3:00pm

Library Orientation

3:00-4:00pm

Welcome Dinner

4:15-6:15pm

  

Sample Residency (New Cohorts)

Friday-Sunday

Breakfast/Class

8:00-12:00 pm

Lunch

12:00-1:00 pm

Class

1:00-5:00 pm

  

Sample Residency (Established Cohorts) 

Friday-Sunday

Breakfast/Class

8:00-12:00pm

Lunch

12:00-1:00pm

Class

1:00-5:00pm

Note: Residency Schedules listed above are samples and subject to change. Cohorts are notified directly of each residency schedule.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
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