Doctor of Nursing Practice / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse & Master of Science in Management / Healthcare Administration
Wilmington University

Program Details

Nurses can simultaneously earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice and MS in Management with this flexible online dual degree program. This track is designed to offer Healthcare Administration competencies to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. Knowledge and skills in both clinical healthcare and business management can help graduates succeed in the increasingly complex healthcare field. 

Coursework in the online nurse practitioner program bridges the gap between research and practice through online classes, practicum hours, and a DNP project. Management courses including Health Policy and Economics, Marketing in the Healthcare Sector, and Analysis of Decision Making in this Healthcare Administration degree online offer valuable skills in demand in modern day healthcare organizations.

Courses cover a variety of topics, including:

  • Bioethics for advanced nursing practice
  • IT in business
  • Population health
  • Global leadership

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Wilmington University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a master's degree with current national board certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.
  • Applicants must have valid US RN and APRN licensure.