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Doctor of Nursing Practice - Executive Leadership

American Sentinel University



The online Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Leadership has been created to prepare those with a master's degrees in disciplines (MBA, MHA, MEd) for leadership roles in a highly technology-focused health care system.

As a student in this online Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Leadership, individuals will focus on five key competencies: leadership, business intelligence, finance, health policy and health services research.

Throughout the course of this online Executive Leadership in Nursing program, students will examine legislative policy issues and economics, build critical thinking skills and develop into more marketable leaders.

The nursing leadership DNP program is ideal for executives and managers who currently hold or intend to pursue leadership positions in their careers.

American Sentinel offers a flexible, online study format allowing DNP Executive Leadership students to fit their course work into their busy schedules. Features of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Leadership include:

  • Two-years, 42 credit hours.
  • Discussion of application theory and evidence-based practice in the workplace.
  • Eight-week courses with two-week breaks in between.
  • Capstone projects that help students define their academic goals.

One 10-day residency per year at American Sentinel in Denver, Colorado (two residencies total, which take place at the beginning of each year of the program).

Bridge program that allows non-MSNs to join the program.

Accreditation Information

Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission

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