Doctor in Nursing Practice / Leadership in Healthcare Systems (BSN to DNP)
University of Missouri-St Louis

Program Details

Advance your nursing career and take on managerial roles with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice specializing in Leadership in Healthcare Systems. Graduates will be prepared to own and operate a nurse-managed clinic, lead a public health department or organization, or work as a chief nurse officer within a healthcare organization.

Students in this online DNP program acquire advanced knowledge in health policy, organizational management and leadership, and clinical expertise centered on evidence-based practice. Studies include both theoretical and practical leadership knowledge related to healthcare systems, population health, and organizational management. Graduates have the ability to improve health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities by translating clinical research into practice.

Courses in this online nursing administration degree program include:

  • Human resource management
  • Healthcare policy and economics
  • Leadership in practice
  • Healthcare finance
  • Program evaluation and quality management in healthcare

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-St Louis is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Requires an on-campus intensive experience
  • Must have a BSN from a nationally accredited nursing program, including an undergraduate general statistics course
  • Must have current professional licensure