DNP Leadership Focus:

Program Objectives

The DNP degree in Leadership is designed for nurses who are on the leadership trajectory. Graduates of this program are expected to lead healthcare organizations by providing:

  1. Evidence-based leadership
  2. Creating healthful work environments, and
  3. Influencing quality and safety outcomes for our clients

The Essentials of the Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice, the Magnet Model Components, American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses competencies are embedded in this program.  Graduates of this program will contribute to the discipline of nursing through innovation and translation of evidence into leadership practice.

Rutgers College of Nursing offers both a Post-BSN DNP program which requires 60 credits for completion and a Post-Masters DNP program requiring 39 credits for completion along with a prerequisite graduate level course in Nursing Informatics.

For More Information on DNP Leadership programs click on the links below:

Post-BSN DNP: Leadership Focus

Post-BSN DNP - Leadership: Full-Time Plan of Study

Post-BSN DNP- Leadership: Part-Time Plan of Study

Post-Masters DNP: Leadership Focus

Post-Masters DNP - Leadership: Full-Time Plan of Study

Post-Masters DNP- Leadership: Part-Time Plan of Study