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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Practice/Business Administration (Dual DNP/MBA)

The Doctor of Nursing Practice/Master of Business Administration Program is for UM-Flint Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students and graduates with an interest in Business/Healthcare Administration.  The curriculum allows the DNP student or graduate to apply up to 15 specified credits toward both degrees.  The degrees are independent; each is awarded when completed with specified credits accepted for the second degree after the first has been awarded.  The MBA degree is awarded with a concentration in Health Care Management.

These dual program courses are offered in a variety of formats:  online, on-campus, and NetPlus! (online with on-campus sessions every six weeks).

The student applies for admission to both degree programs independently and the GMAT/GRE requirement MBA admission is waived.

Academic Rules and Regulations

See the College of Health Sciences (CHS) , Graduate Study  and Dual Degree Graduate Programs  sections of this Catalog for academic rules and regulations pertaining to dual graduate programs offered by the School.


(BSN to DNP: 101-126 credits; MSN to DNP: 51-66 credits)

A. Professional DNP Core Courses

(BSN to DNP: 78-93 credits, depending on certification exam requirements and course waivers; MSN to DNP: 30-33 credits)

See Doctor of Nursing Practice  section of the Catalog for course requirements

D. MBA Health Care Management Concentration Courses (8-9 credits)


*Can be waived if previous equivalent or similar undergraduate or graduate coursework has been completed
**Fulfills requirements in both the DNP and MBA programs
1 Fulfills the SCM 512  requirement for MBA students
2 Fulfills the MGT 581  requirement for MBA students