DNP Educational Leadership Specialization - Curriculum

program summaryCompletion of the DNP, educational leadership specialization degree requires 42 credit hours. The expected length of the program is just over two years. The program is structured to have two short residencies (one onsite, one virtual), with the remainder of courses offered online in eight week modules.
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COURSES CREDIT HOURS*
REQUIRED COURSES (42 credit hours)
OR100 Orientation 0
N700PE Leadership: Setting the Example 3
N725PE Health Services Research 3
N740PE Capstone Project I** 3
N702PE Organizational Dynamics of Higher Education 3
N710PE Learner-Centered Curriculum Design and Learning Outcomes 3
N755PE Health Statistics 3
N758PE Advanced Statistics 3
N765PE Capstone Project II** 3
N712PE Assessment of Learning 3
N714PE Role of Technology and Simulation in Nursing Education 3
N742PE Principles of Finance and Fund Development 3
N761 Strategic Leadership & Planning 3
COURSES CREDIT HOURS*
ELECTIVE COURSES (choose 6 credit hours)
N705PE Health Policy 3
N715PE Quality Management 3
N720PE Healthcare Finance 3
N735PE Healthcare Informatics 3
BUSI700PE Business Intelligence 3

** residency courses


* Credit hours are equivalent to semester hours