Program Overview

DNP Overview

DNP Core Courses

Transforming Complex Systems

  • Transformative Leadership Practices
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Information Technology and Data-driven Decision-making
  • Ethical Practices and Policies in Global/Population Health
  • Integrative Structures of Transformative Practice

DNP Project

DNP Project: Translational Practices

  • Evidence-based Practice: Theory into Practice I
  • Evidence-based Practice: Theory into Practice II
  • Evidence-based Practice: Theory into Practice III

Elective Specializations

Executive Health Care Leadership

  • Organizational Culture, Regulation and Strategic Change Management
  • Health Care Economics, Finance and Fund Development
  • Focused Translational Practice

Executive Academic Leadership

  • Advanced Assessment of Learning and Organizational Performance
  • Contemporary Academic Nursing
  • Focused Translational Practice

Clinical Practice Leadership

  • Concepts in Entrepreneur Leadership
  • Capitalizing the Data: Marketing, Finance and Innovative Practice
  • Focused Translational Practice

* Students who desire to obtain specialty certification outside of their graduate focus may do so by completing all elements of the post-graduate specialty certification track (additional credits extend beyond those associated with the doctoral degree)

Serve in clinical or academic settings at the highest level.

Become leader and expert in nursing practice and impact the future of health care delivery by driving evidence-based practice, policy formation, and models of care delivery. The Doctor of Nursing Practice in Clinical or Executive Leadership empowers graduates to be transformative leaders driving nursing practices in academic and clinical settings that enhance healthcare and improve patient outcomes.