Doctor of Nursing Practice / Nurse Executive (BSN to DNP)
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Program Details

The online Doctor of Nursing Practice for the Nurse Executive role is for those seeking the highest-level education in healthcare leadership. This online program is designed for those with a BSN. An optional on-campus residency provides additional opportunities for collaborative learning. 

The curriculum allows you to work with expert faculty and peers who share your passion. The focus on interprofessional education sharpens your collaborative skills, and provides you with a valuable perspective when approaching a patient’s problem. You’ll learn how to facilitate communication, prioritize diversity, and encourage creativity. The program culminates in a scholarly project capstone. Graduates lead and serve interprofessional teams to improve patient outcomes.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must provide evidence of an unrestricted, unencumbered RN license in state of residence
  • Requires completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program

Restricted States

Arkansas, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Washington