Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Executive Leadership


Become a transformational nursing leader and positively impact the healthcare experience with our DNP executive leadership specialization.

Become a transformational nursing leader and positively impact the healthcare experience with our DNP executive leadership specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course Based

    Courses with a set schedule

    January 09, 2023

Accreditations

CCNE Accredited

Transfer Credits

Up to 23 Credits

1Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) IPEDS database. Based on the most recent year of completions survey data available, using CIP code family 51.38 “Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, and Clinical Nursing” for Doctoral degrees (Award level 17). Available at https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/use-the-data. (Retrieved January 2021; may consist of or include provisional release data.)

2Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, SOC Code 11-9111. Retrieved September 2021. National long-term job growth projection may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee hob growth, and are subject to change.

3Source: O*Net Online. Summary Report for SOC Code 11-1011 Chief Executives. Sample of reported job titles include Chief Nursing Officer. Retrieved February 2021.

4Source: O*Net Online. Summary Report for SOC Code 11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers. Sample of reported job titles include Clinical Director, Nursing Manager, Nursing Director. Retrieved February 2021.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN), master’s degree program in nursing (MSN), post-graduate APRN certificate program, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Walden University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Note on licensure
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program and DNP Executive Leadership specialization program are not licensure programs and will not prepare students for practice as licensed nurse practitioners.

*Additional requirements for Walden's Practicum Pledge™