Doctor of Nursing Practice / Strategic Leadership
Spring Arbor University

Program Details

The online DNP program is designed to build upon masters programs and prepare students to become experts in their field of practice. The Strategic Leadership concentration focuses on management practices that are broad in scope, visionary, and promote change.

Spring Arbor University offers an interactive online community for students to interact personally, collaborate with faculty, and learn in team experiences. Students learn how to effectively work with a variety of healthcare and community leaders to lead with excellence within complex healthcare systems and communities. Courses provide advanced understanding of the nursing profession, as well as global insights into business and leadership principles.

This online nursing administration degree is guided by four primary goals:

  • Professional skills
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Theory application
  • Critical reasoning

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Spring Arbor University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must have a Master of Science degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution and accredited nursing program
  • Must have an unrestricted, unencumbered RN license from the state or country in which the nurse practices
  • If applicable, an unrestricted, unencumbered APRN license from the state or country in which the nurse practices
  • Requires a personal video introduction, and possibly a personal or video interview prior to admission

Restricted States

Alabama, Arizona, Louisiana, New York, South Dakota