Doctor of Nursing Practice / Nursing Administration & Leadership
Creighton University

Program Details

Nurses are in high demand and none more so than nurses who have earned a DNP.  The Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing Administration & Leadership from Creighton University is an online nursing administration degree that will advance your career.  This program focuses on preparing nurses to become innovative and collaborative leaders in health care organizations where they will improve the quality of health care.  The curriculum integrates business and healthcare, preparing students to make a difference in the health care delivery system through courses that may include:

  • Care Management and Outcomes Improvement  
  • Evaluative Methods for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
  • Managerial Finance
  • Organizations As Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Executive Leadership

As with all Creighton’s DNP programs, this nursing administration online degree advances skills in communication, leadership, and critical thinking.  You will be prepared to address, prevent, and resolve ethical dilemmas and situations using moral reasoning and values-based dialogue.  Graduates are highly skilled and compassionate nurses who are more than competent in nursing administration and leadership.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Creighton University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Required to make some visits to campus
  • An active, unencumbered RN license
  • Professional nursing work experience

Restricted States

Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Tennessee