Support for Proposed Title 5 Additions Related to the Doctor of
Nursing Practice Degree

AS-3022-11/AA

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) recognize that the
development and implementation of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Programs will require changes to Title 5, California Code of Regulations, including proposed additions such as information about the DNP degree, requirements for the DNP degree, criteria for admission to DNP Degree Programs, and the establishment of DNP degree pilot programs at the three campuses chosen by the CSU Board of Trustees; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU support these proposed additions to Title 5, California Code of
Regulations and urge their adoption by the Board of Trustees; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU distribute this resolution to the CSU Board of Trustees, CSU Chancellor, CSU Executive Vice-Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer, campus Presidents, campus Senate Chairs, campus Provosts/Vice Presidents of Academic Affairs.

RATIONALE: Legislation was passed in 2010 authorizing the CSU to offer Doctor of
Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees. Implementation of these practice doctoral degrees will
require additions to the current Title 5, California Code of Regulations. These additions
include a description of the DNP degree, DNP degree requirements, admission to DNP
degree programs and an expansion of the ability to offer these degrees as a pilot
program at three campuses chosen by the Board of Trustees. proposed additions to Title
5, California Code of Regulations are available as part of the Board of Trustees agenda
at http://www.calstate.edu/bot/agendas/May11/EdPol.pdf

Approved Unanimously – May 5-6, 2011

 
 


 
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