The Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Program is designed exclusively for chief nursing officers, vice presidents of nursing, and other nurse leaders aspiring to rise to nurse executive-level positions in hospital systems or rural and/or public health settings.
The curriculum and competencies are based on the standards and competencies of the Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing, the American Association of Nurse Leaders, the National Center for Healthcare Leadership, and the Public Health Foundation.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Augusta University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Applicants must have an MSN with national advanced practice certification as a nurse practitioner (NP), nurse anesthetist (NP), nurse midwife (NMW), or clinical nurse specialist (CNS).