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Implement and Lead Successful Healthcare Programs

In the PhD in Nursing Healthcare Administration specialization, you’ll improve your big-picture understanding of the healthcare system. Prepare to manage and implement healthcare programs and services by applying best practices in leadership, ethics, and strategic planning. Build your leadership skills as you learn collaborative and effective approaches to working with diverse workforces and communities.

Prepare to Lead

Build a powerful leadership skill set in healthcare administration, including systems thinking and strategic planning.

Virtual Residencies

This program includes four residencies that can be attended virtually and are designed to help you reach your professional goals.

Doctoral Degree Coach™

Break your research down into manageable, sequential steps. See where you are, what’s ahead, and what you’ve already accomplished.

BSN Entry Point

Start your PhD in Nursing – Healthcare Administration journey whether you hold a BSN or an MSN degree.

PROGRAM SAVINGS

Receive up to a $5,000 Walden Care & Compassion Grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 29, 2021. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

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Choose the Path That Is Right for You

Choose the BSN to DNP track if you are a registered nurse (RN) and have earned your bachelor’s in nursing degree.

Choose the MSN to DNP track if you are a registered nurse (RN) and have earned your master’s in nursing degree.

FINANCIAL AID

Many Walden degree-seeking students—67%—receive some form of financial aid.* Create a customized plan that makes sense for you.

*Source: Walden University’s Office of Financial Aid. Data reports as of 2018.

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PROGRAM SAVINGS

Receive up to a $5,000 Walden Care & Compassion Grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 29, 2021. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

Get Started Now

Admission Requirements

Program Admission Considerations (BSN-PhD): To be considered for this doctoral program track, you must have a current, active RN license, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or equivalent from an accredited school, and meet the general admission requirements.

Program Admission Considerations (MSN-PhD): To be considered for this doctoral program track, you must have a current, active RN license, a Master of Science in Nursing or higher from an accredited school, and meet the general admission requirements.

General Admission Requirements:Completed online application and transcripts. More information for international applicants.

Influence Positive Change in Healthcare Practice and Policy

In this online PhD in Nursing specialization, you’ll explore principles that impact healthcare decisions and practice as well as the theoretical foundations of governance and public policy. Coursework in this program explores skill sets and topics critical to healthcare administration such as governance, public policy, systems thinking, and strategic planning.

Meet Your Faculty

  • Nancy Moss

    Program Director

    With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Moss is a certified nurse-midwife and family nurse practitioner (FNP). With deep expertise in online learning, she has developed and implemented curricula for various nursing programs, including a university nurse-midwifery program and nurse-midwifery practices for rural communities.

  • Leslie Hussey

    Academic Coordinator

    Dr. Hussey served as a tenured faculty member at several universities, with a teaching and clinical focus on intensive care nursing. She has experience developing and implementing MSN-level practitioner and doctoral program curriculum. Her research interests include chronic disease and health literacy.

  • Joan Hahn

    Academic Coordinator

    Dr. Hahn’s body of research has led to the development of a health assessment tool for people with intellectual disabilities. She is known as a longtime proponent for addressing the gap in nursing education regarding people with intellectual and other disabilities.

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