Doctor of Nursing Practice / Executive Leadership
The George Washington University

Program Details

The George Washington University offers an online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree focusing on Executive Leadership for nurses interested in taking on a senior level role within their organization. This degree path provides core nursing competencies, as well as coursework form the GW School of Business.

Students in this nursing administration program online gain an advanced understanding of business, finance, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship to creatively innovate within a system. The curriculum offers flexible online courses in a part-time schedule with interactive formats and synchronous seminars to collaborate with faculty and fellow students.

Classes cover topics related to:

  • Knowledge management in nursing
  • Creativity and innovation in healthcare
  • Healthcare finance for nurse leaders
  • Executive presence
  • Healthcare quality improvement

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The George Washington University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.3 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires two visits to campus.

Restricted States

Alabama, Louisiana