DNP Curriculum & Specialties
Resident Intensive Summer Experience (RISE)
RISE is an intensive learning experience designed to support student success in the Doctor of Nursing Practice or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing programs. All doctoral students are required to attend RISE in Tucson, AZ on an annual basis. RISE attendance for part-time students may vary. RISE typically occurs in August prior to the fall semester each year. Some required courses will begin during RISE.
Rural Health Certificate: Students may have additional practice preparation in rural areas by enrolling in rural health coursework and by practicing in a rural setting during their clinical practica.
Rural Teleheath Certificate: Students may have additional practice preparation in rural telehealth by enrolling in rural and telehealth coursework and by practicing in a rural setting using telehealth.
Informatics Certificate: Students may have additional preparation in informatics by enrolling in informatics courses and by practicing informatics during their practica.