Doctor of Nursing Practice / Systems Leadership
Rivier University

Program Details

Rivier University’s online Doctor of Nursing Practice offers a concentration in Systems Leadership for rising leaders in healthcare.  The Systems Leadership track is designed for students working to bridge the gap between a BS in nursing to a DNP, or those who currently have an MS in nursing, or the post-master’s to DNP option.  Online nursing administration degree studies will cover subjects such as:

  • Safety
  • Individual patient care
  • Community health

You will deepen your understanding of critical evaluation, clinical decision-making, diagnostic techniques, and technological competencies.  This curriculum includes practical hands-on studies in the form of clinical practicum semesters, wherein students will work with faculty and external experts on subjects of interest.  Become an advocate for high-quality healthcare with the skills and knowledge to push forward a challenging industry with Rivier University online.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rivier University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Essay/Writing Sample

Restricted States

California, Iowa, Washington