Doctor of Nursing Practice / Organizational & Systems Leadership
University of Southern Indiana

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice with a concentration in Organizational & Systems Leadership is an online nursing administration degree for those seeking leadership positions.  This is an evidence-based and practice-focused doctorate, emphasizing the importance of credible research findings.  The goal of the DNP curriculum is to broaden the student’s knowledge base, enabling the student to use this knowledge to benefit patients, improve outcomes, and contribute to nursing quickly and effectively.  

The Organizational & Systems Leadership concentration focuses on leadership knowledge and skills, healthcare policy, healthcare resources, and information systems within the healthcare system.  Courses in this online nursing administration program are:

  • Systems Leadership and Interprofessional Collaboration 
  • Healthcare Policy and Strategic Planning 
  • Resource Utilization in Healthcare 
  • Healthcare Technology and Informatics

You will examine the impact of Healthy People 2010 objectives throughout the curriculum.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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

  • A master's degree in nursing from a nationally accredited school of nursing
  • A copy of unencumbered RN license(s)

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wyoming