Doctor of Nursing Practice / Leadership
Bradley University

Program Details

Bradley University offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP) with a Leadership track. This online nursing administration degree can be the next step in your nursing career. It is ideal for those with a BSN who want to create cultural change in their institutions. 

The Leadership track allows you to develop, assess, and innovate new approaches to health care delivery and technologies. You will learn how to advocate and mentor other nurses. And, crucially, you will help advance nursing as a discipline in your institution. 

Practicums can be completed at approved preceptors of your choice. By selecting different preceptors for different foci you’ll be exposed to a variety of practical experience. 

Graduates go on to serve in the following capacities:

  • Chief nursing officer
  • Nursing director
  • Healthcare director
  • Nursing professor

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Bradley University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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)

Applicaton Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Portfolio, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires completion of an accredited BSN OR an accredited diploma or associate's nursing degree along with a non-nursing baccalaureate degree
  • Must hold a current RN license
  • This program is approved for residents of Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington. If your state is not listed, request more information to determine eligibility.