Grand Canyon University

3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85017

Program Details

The Post Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership, within the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, prepares nurse leaders to design and implement evidence-based strategies for practice that improve healthcare education delivery, patient outcomes and educational programs. Emphasis is placed on employing methods of curriculum design and development, applying teaching strategies and designing assessments to evaluate teaching and learning outcomes. The DNP in nursing education program encourages students to engage with populations from the values-based perspective of a Christian worldview and understand the effects of various worldviews on cultures, patient care and healing, within current healthcare systems. This DNP in nursing leadership program is designed for MSN-prepared nurses who want to deepen knowledge and build skillsets to lead and strengthen nursing education programs in academia or a clinical agency/facility. Nursing faculty and deans interested in the development of curriculum, application of teaching strategies and evaluation of teaching and learning outcomes will also benefit from this MSN-DNP program. 

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Doctorate
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      45
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Semester Credit
    • In State Rate:
      $640.00
    • Out of State Rate:
      $640.00
    • Military Rate:
      $608.00
    • Additional Fees :
      $1,725.00
    • Fees Overview :

      Graduation Fee (one-time): $150

      Canyon Connect Fee (per course): $105

    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $30,525.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $30,525.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Military:
      $29,085.00
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    Requirements

    Applicants must hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from a CCNE-, NLNAC- or ACEN-accredited program and possess a current unencumbered, unrestricted license as a registered nurse (RN). You also must have taken a statistics course and received a "C" (or passing grade). 

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Restrictions

    Currently this program is not accepting applicants from the following states: AR, MN, TN and WA.

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