Doctor of Nursing Practice / Executive
University of Indianapolis

Program Details

The University of Indianapolis offers an online Executive-focused Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Students will complete practicum hours focused on leadership activities, participating in committees, and implementing an evidence-based practice project.

This online nursing administration degree prepares students to integrate nursing science and clinical reasoning with knowledge from other scientific disciplines to design and evaluate care for high quality nursing practice. Students learn how to evaluate existing research and evidence to develop nursing guidelines and improve patient and population health outcomes. Graduates will be prepared to influence healthcare policy at all levels of government and within their own organization.

In addition to practicum courses, core courses examine topics in:

  • Advanced practice nursing
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Organizational leadership and policy

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Indianapolis 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

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

Additional Info

  • Requires attendance at an on-campus orientation/intensive each August
  • Must have a master's degree from a regionally accredited institution, including completion of a graduate-level statistics course with grade B or better within five years
  • Must have an active, unencumbered RN license
  • APRNs must have successfully completed graduate courses in advanced pharmacotherapeutics, pathophysiology, and health assessment