Doctor of Nursing Practice / Leadership for Population Health
Lourdes University

Program Details

Lourdes University offers an online Doctor of Nursing Practice with Leadership for Population emphasis. This 100% online program provides concurrent projects and coursework, allowing you to continue your career while pursuing your degree. If you are seeking the highest level of preparation for clinical nursing, this program might be right for you. 

The curriculum focuses on evidence-based leadership methodologies. Through coursework, you will translate research into practice to positively impact patient outcomes. Classes include epidemiology, information systems, and research design and implementation. Graduates provide safe, efficient, and effective care in advanced nursing roles.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Lourdes 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

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Must hold an accredited MSN degree and have a current, unrestricted RN
  • Requires at least 1,000 post-baccalaureate clinical hours

Restricted States

California, Massachusetts, Rhode Island