Doctor of Nursing Practice / Executive Nursing Leadership
Abilene Christian University

Program Details

Choose the Executive Nursing Leadership track from the Abilene Christian University online DNP program. Online nurse practitioner programs are designed for working students balancing a career with education. This program aligns with AACN recommendations and the standards set by the National Academy of Medicine. Studies may cover topics such as:

  • Epidemiology
  • Integrative care
  • Healthcare finance

Taking on a nurse practitioner program online still requires clinical hours to solidify a student’s real-world experience. Graduates from this program are prepared for careers from lead clinician to public health coordinator, director of nursing, CNO, etc. Become a more vital critical thinker with experience in evidence-based practice, clinical knowledge, and advanced administration through this online DNP.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Abilene Christian University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • A Master’s in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing (ACEN, CCNE)
  • Must hold a current, unencumbered RN license

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa