Doctor of Nursing Practice in Visionary Leadership
Colorado Christian University

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice in Visionary Leadership at CCU is designed for nurses — nurse practitioners, nurse administrators and healthcare leaders, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse educators — who already have an MSN. 

The online DNP at CCU is a practice-focused doctorate that will prepare experts in specialized advanced nursing practice. Graduates will be able to apply credible research and translate evidence-based practice into improved health outcomes. The doctoral program provides development of advanced competencies for increasingly complex practice and enhanced leadership to strengthen healthcare delivery.


  • A graduate GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Have an active, unrestricted or unencumbered RN license in the state in which the clinical/practicum experience will be completed
  • Have completed a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing

​Two required onsite residencies

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

CAGS does not offer Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) courses to online students who reside in Alabama, Alaska, District of Columbia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin,