Doctor of Nursing Practice / Leadership
Boise State University

Program Details

Boise State University offers a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Leadership. This online nursing administration degree creates leaders who direct complex systems to improve health care outcomes. The program is flexible and completely online. This program is offered in a cohort format, allowing you to progress through the program with the same group of peers. Additionally, Boise State has given careful consideration to support systems for students. Graduates are prepared to pursue leadership roles as direct care clinicians, public health officials, policy advocates, or educators.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Boise State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

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), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • A valid, unencumbered RN license or advanced nursing practice license from within the United States and possess either a:
    • Master’s Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or ACEN accredited School of Nursing or,  
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or ACEN accredited nursing program and a Master’s Degree in a related field.
  • Courses are offered online while four on-campus Orientation and Executive Sessions (two days each) provide the opportunity for face-to-face interaction with peers, faculty, and staff.

Restricted States

Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, West Virginia