Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership
Northcentral University

Program Details

Designed for managers, directors and executives to lead within today’s highly complex healthcare environment, Northcentral offers this online DNP in Executive Leadership.  The curriculum has been designed using both AACN and AONL guidelines and focuses on leadership skills across a wide range of healthcare settings, from corporate insurance to metropolitan hospitals.  CCNE approval is underway for this program which includes courses such as:

  • Healthcare Economics & Finance
  • Translation of Evidence into Practice
  • Informatics in Healthcare Delivery
  • Health Outcomes Research


This program includes a combination of online coursework and in-person practice experience hours. 

To enroll, students must have, and maintain throughout the program, a current, active and unencumbered license as a registered nurse (RN).

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).