Colorado Christian University offers an online Doctorate in Nursing Practice in Visionary Leadership to aspiring students. This practice-focused degree is designed for nurse administrators, practitioners, educators, specialists, or anyone currently holding an MSN degree. Studies will cover topics including but not limited to:
- Ethics and Advocacy
- DNP Project Development
- Healthcare Policy
Students will develop evidence-based practice through innovative, essential research methods. This curriculum requires an advanced practicum involving direct patient care, leadership, indirect care, and quality improvement. Graduates with this advanced degree are prepared to pursue positions such as Director of Nursing, CNO, consulting, professional education, clinical practice, entrepreneurship, and more.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Colorado Christian University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Criminal Background Check, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Applicants must possess a CCNE- or ACEN-accredited MSN from a regionally accredited higher education institution.
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