Doctor of Nursing Practice / Executive Leadership (BSN to DNP)
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Program Details

The online Doctor of Nursing Practice program focusing on Executive Leadership prepares nurses for positions of authority on hospital and healthcare organization executive teams.  Nurses with a BSN degree can pursue this online nursing administration degree to advance directly to the doctoral level. 

Students in the DNP program learn skills focused on interprofessional collaboration and advanced practice skills. Courses explore the role of safety and quality improvement in enhanced outcomes for patients, families, providers, and organizations.

Coursework examines a wide variety of topics, including:

  • Informational systems and technology for healthcare transformation
  • Influential nurse leadership and relationship management
  • Financial management in nursing
  • Health policy local to global

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Must have completed a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited institution and have a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state where clinical rotations are completed