Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Nurse Leadership & Health Care Management
Duquesne University

Program Details

Duquesne University offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Nurse Leadership & Health Care Management, an online nursing administration degree.  As an RN you know the importance of providing quality healthcare to the patients you come into contact with each day but with this advanced nursing degree you are able to improve patient outcomes on a broader scale.

This DNP degree allows students to manage the business side of healthcare with a curriculum that combines core business courses with advanced healthcare.  Students gain the knowledge and skills needed to be an influential leader in healthcare, collaborating with executives and other leaders across various health care disciplines.  You will work to identify problems and propose solutions and then implement change for health care systems as a whole.  Topics covered include:

  • Finance 
  • Budgeting
  • Human Resources

Taught by nursing leaders, this degree prepares competent and confident leaders who not only understand healthcare policies and initiatives but who are also devoted to being agents of change.  In as little as two years graduates are ready to design models for patient care services and transform healthcare organizations, promoting best possible patient outcomes.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Duquesne University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program offers a post-bachelor's or post-master's entry.