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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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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 Leadership Immersions.

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Supportive Faculty and Advisors

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: heath care policy and advocacy, finance, information systems, project management and organizational leadership.

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DNP Program Objectives