EKU’s online doctor of nursing practice (DNP) with a concentration in Organizational Leadership prepares students to innovate, lead change, and improve health outcomes for patients and populations. Unlike a research focused degree, EKU’s respected program is practice focused. It equips students with the tools they need and guides them through real-world implementation and evaluation of evidence-based practice improvements.
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Employment of nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists and nurse midwives is projected to grow 45 percent before 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.
— U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
EKU’s DNP curriculum is nationally-accredited and centered on evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and organizational leadership. It meets the needs of nurses in a variety of settings who desire to practice at the highest level. The program culminates in a DNP project in which students address a specific healthcare problem and implement practice changes that improve health care delivery and outcomes.
EKU online nursing programs provide an engaging learning environment and accessible collaborative faculty. For detailed information about our programs, please review the DNP Student Handbook.
EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through engaging, evidence-based practice.
EKU has such a great reputation for both the quality of nurses their programs produce and their board passage rates. The people who came from EKU were always strong.
The EKU Online DNP program focuses on organizational leadership, positioning you for the highest level of practice. EKU sets the standard with personalized advising from application through graduation, individualized support for your DNP project and mentoring for your future career success.