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Program at a Glance

Program at a Glance

Type
Online Doctorate
College
Nursing
42 Credit Hours
$327.32 per credit hour
$694.82 per credit hour

Step into nursing leadership to improve healthcare delivery.

Nursing executives oversee a wide variety of administrative and care responsibilities, and healthcare facilities rely on their leadership every day. Earning your Doctorate in Nursing Practice will prepare you for the highest level of your field.

Through UCF Online’s DNP nurse executive program, you will engage in a flexible doctorate program that emphasizes evidence-based practices, encourages innovation and enhances your leadership skills. Coursework in topics such as nursing management, data management and program development may be complemented by a clinical residency program, professional practice immersion, or an independent project.

Through a unique mix of experiential learning and leadership projects, delivered in a team environment, your DNP in executive leadership allows you to interact with prominent experts in healthcare. You’ll graduate prepared to step into a nursing leadership role, capable of navigating complex clinical situations, developing evidence-based practice models, analyzing data to improve health, and much more. Applications are accepted twice a year. To step into the next level of your leadership, get started today.

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Career Opportunities

  • Chief Clinical Officer
  • Chief Nursing Officer/Executive
  • Health Department Administrator
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Nursing Services Executive
  • Vice President of Clinical Operations

Be ready to challenge your way of thinking. Be ready to challenge your norms. Be ready to learn and explore. It is a great adventure.