Nursing Leadership and Organizational Science Concentration

Three-year full-time or four-year part-time online program

The D.N.P. with a concentration in nursing leadership and organizational science program prepares graduates to use outcomes to evaluate practice initiatives, use evidence-based practice to implement change, lead advanced decision-making and strategies to influence health policies and facilitate interprofessional collaboration in health care systems. Graduates earn a D.N.P. in nursing. This program is an option for bachelor's-prepared nurses.

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Program Details

In the D.N.P. nursing leadership and organizational science concentration, your coursework will focus on financial management, human resource management, performance improvement, leadership at the unit or organizational level, and developing skills for creating safe, healthy environments that support the work of the health care team, contribute to patient engagement and improve the patient experience. You will learn advanced skills to prepare you for leadership and management roles in health care settings.

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Guaranteed Admission

Students who graduate with the minimum of a bachelor’s degree from the VCU School of Nursing are guaranteed admission to any VCU nursing graduate program provided they meet the requirements for admission and there is program space availability. Contact for more info.