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Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership

The DNP in Leadership prepares nurses to be leaders in transforming practice environments, to lead change in complex systems, and to evaluate and implement strategies that optimize health outcomes.

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About Boise State's DNP Program

Points of Pride

✔ Boise State’s DNP program offers flexible online courses in a cohort model with other master’s prepared nurses from across the United States.

Boise State University School of Nursing is CCNE accredited and an experienced provider of online education.

Curriculum is applicable for nurses who are practitioners, administrators, executives, educators, and public health and population nursing specialists.

Experienced faculty and advisors will support and encourage you to achieve your academic and professional goals.

The DNP Scholarly Project allows students to showcase their expanding research and analytical skills, their growing expertise with healthcare policy, information and organizational systems, and their ability to engage in inter-professional collaboration as nurse leaders.

Why a DNP from Boise State?

Affordable Tuition With No Out-of-State Fees

At Boise State, you can expect a high quality academic program from an esteemed, research-oriented public university. Our total tuition is $30,000 and we assess no additional fees for out-of-state residents. Other costs include books and travel costs associated with attending on campus Executive Sessions.

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Dedicated and Supportive Faculty

Boise State faculty are passionate about nursing practice and are experienced online educators with a wide range of policy, administrative, and academic expertise. You can anticipate support and encouragement as you work to achieve your academic and professional goals.

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Cohort Model

As a student in the DNP program, you will be part of a cohort of nurses from diverse educational and professional backgrounds. You will learn from and support each other  while developing life-long relationships. Prior cohorts have included nurses practitioners, nurse executives, engineers, mental health specialists, educators and simulation experts.

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Leadership-Focused Curriculum

The DNP curriculum includes all the coursework nurse leaders need: health care policy and advocacy, finance, information systems, project management and organizational leadership.

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DNP Program Outcomes

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College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences strives to provide high quality, affordable, relevant education to its students and the campus community through health-related initiatives and resources. The college believes that students can learn more from each other through interprofessional education learning opportunities to advance life-long health in global communities. Below is the list of schools, resources, and initiatives housed in the College of Health Sciences.

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