Doctor of Nursing Practice / Organizational Systems Leadership
Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Program Details

A Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program focused on Organizational Systems Leadership is available online through Northwestern State’s College of Nursing and School of Allied Health. Nurses gain expertise and advanced knowledge in their area of specialization through this program.

Courses examine ways to influence healthcare practice, education, and policy. This online nursing administration degree teaches students how to develop collaborative alliances to help improve healthcare outcomes. Graduates will be prepared to influence, design, direct, and implement change within their organization. 

The curriculum for Organizational Systems Leadership includes topics such as:

  • Organizational theory and systems leadership
  • Clinical scholarship
  • Clinical prevention and population health
  • Healthcare policy analysis, advocacy, and transformation
  • Global healthcare advocacy

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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

Additional Info

  • Must have a master's of science in Nursing degree from an accredited program and hold a current unencumbered, unrestricted RN license
  • Must complete an emotional intelligence assessment