Doctor of Nursing Practice / Transformative Leadership-Population Health
Rush University

Program Details

The DNP in Transformative Leadership-Population Health is an online nursing administration degree from Rush University.  The degree is designed for nurses seeking to advance their careers while working to enhance clinical health outcomes for populations of interest.  The curriculum provides knowledge and skills that you will use to gather information on populations that can then be used to improve their healthcare, focusing on clinical and vulnerable populations.  Courses teach students how to use the knowledge gained to assess the population’s health and illness needs and then develop, implement, and evaluate population-focused interventions that will address those needs. 

Emphasis is placed on:

  • Health promotion
  • Strategic implementation of levels of prevention
  • Program management
  • Program evaluation

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rush University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires an accredited MSN degree
  • Must have an RN license in the United States
  • On campus requirements include three two-day sessions, including an orientation, project proposal and presentation. 

Restricted States

Louisiana, New York, Tennessee