2023-2024 Catalog


DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice - Systems Leadership Specialization

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) prepares nurses at the highest level of leadership, scholarship, and character to be world changers in global healthcare systems. The program is based on the understanding that nurses provide services, which include the direct care of individual clients, management of care for populations, administration of nursing systems, and development and implementation of health policy.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program will prepare graduates to:

  • Apply principles of organizational leadership for evidence based quality improvement and systems thinking.
  • Influence healthcare policy at local, state, and/or federal levels.
  • Integrate character, scholarship, and leadership into the doctoral levels of nursing practice.
  • Apply principles of cultural competence to advanced global nursing leadership.
Indiana Weselayan