Doctor of Nursing Practice / Nursing Leadership
Messiah University

Program Details

Messiah University offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a concentration in Nursing Leadership.  Through this online nursing administration degree, you will not only be able to advance your career but will also make a difference in the lives of patients and the healthcare system.  Plus, students benefit from the courses taught with a Christian faith perspective.  Taught by experienced Christian professionals, students are mentored in their education, faith, and career in one program.  

This program is designed for working adults.  Offered with 100% online coursework, students are able to maintain their current lives and careers while seeking an advanced professional nursing degree.  In as little as two years you will be prepared to take on leadership positions in various healthcare settings and specialties.  While graduates have less one-on-one time with patients, they are in a better position to make the most difference in the lives of a population, improving outcomes, quality of care, and healthcare organizations and policy.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Messiah University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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, Statement of Purpose/Intent