Doctor of Nursing Practice / Executive Nurse Leadership
Baylor University

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice – Executive Nurse Leadership degree combines a nurse’s love of healthcare with their interest in business.  This online nurse practitioner degree takes your career to the highest level, preparing you for such positions as Vice President of Nursing, Chief Nursing Officer, or Chief Nursing Executive.  The curriculum uses the Adams Influence Model (AIM), connecting the factors, attributes, and processes of influence that will be paramount to you advancing in your profession.  

In this 100% online degree you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to stand out as a nurse leader and scholar.  Courses give students the knowledge and skills needed to influence leadership, excel with data-driven business strategy, and understand transformative care models.  As you prepare to transform your healthcare organization with your business acumen and leadership skills, you will also network with colleagues and mentors.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Baylor 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)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Master of Science in Nursing from a regionally accredited school of nursing
  • Current unencumbered RN license
  • Two years of supervisory/management experience at Director level or above, with strategic planning, budgetary, and financial responsibilities within the past five years

Restricted States

Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming, US Territories, International