Rush University

College of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Systems Leadership



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Systems Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

The post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice in Systems Leadership is designed to prepare leaders able to affect change through system redesign and evidence-based decision making in a variety of clinical, organizational and educational systems. In this innovative, online program students refine their skills in outcomes management and learn to affect health care services and policies by incorporating data into their decision-making and through systematic project planning. Through coursework, clinical practicum and project implementation, the DNP in Systems Leadership graduate is prepared to influence health care outcomes for diverse populations in a variety of settings.


The Rush University College of Nursing was re-accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in 2009. The College was accredited for ten years through 2019, the maximum granted by CCNE.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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