The Doctor in Nursing Practice with a specialty in Nursing Leadership & Innovations in Health Care is an online nursing administration degree program from the University of Missouri-Columbia. If you are interested in advancing your career while taking a leadership position in healthcare, this degree may interest you. While you will have less one-on-one contact with patients, you will have a larger role in healthcare quality.
The curriculum prepares students to discover innovative technologies and techniques to improve healthcare delivery. Plus, you will study ways to use innovative concepts and entrepreneurial endeavors to enhance health care. Emphasis is placed on leading change in clinical, political, and academic environments.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Some campus visits may be required
- Current unencumbered RN license in the United States
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