Master's-DNP Nurse Executive Leadership Concentration

The UNCW Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Executive Leadership concentration prepares nurses across all settings who are in a leadership trajectory. Graduates of this program are expected to lead healthcare organizations in changing the delivery of care and the expected outcomes for our clients, community, and global health. DNP prepared leaders will contribute to the discipline of nursing through innovation and translating evidence into leadership practice.

The Essentials of the Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice (Definition page 4 of AACN DNP Essentials) and the American Organization for Nursing Leadership competencies are embedded in this program. (AACN DNP Essential VIII). UNCW's Nurse Executive Leadership Concentration is a 36 credit hour program that can be completed in as few as five semesters.