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Nursing - Nurse Executive Leadership (Online)

Northern Kentucky University

12 months
18695 USD/year
18695 USD/year
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Nursing - Nurse Executive Leadership (Online) from Northern Kentucky University provides an interdisciplinary foundation to equip you for high-level administrative positions within healthcare operations.


Nursing - Nurse Executive Leadership (Online) from Northern Kentucky University prepares you to effectively manage a variety of healthcare facilities by combining core nursing competencies with courses in business informatics, psychology, and accounting and finance.

Our program includes fundamentals of theory and research for evidence-based practice and analysis and application of health data for advanced nursing practice. You will also develop your working knowledge of healthcare policy, economics, and population health. The program includes a capstone practicum, giving you an opportunity to synthesize the curriculum and demonstrate your learning in real-world experiences.

Students at Nursing - Nurse Executive Leadership (Online) from Northern Kentucky University will:

  • Critically analyze data for practice by integrating knowledge from arts and sciences within the context of nursing's philosophical framework and scientific foundation
  • Use evidence-based practice to demonstrate advanced levels of clinical judgment, systems thinking, and accountability while implementing change to improve healthcare outcomes
  • Integrate nursing science, educational frameworks, health policy, professional values, and principles of business to implement initiatives that facilitate the highest level of advanced nursing practice
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to diverse cultures and populations, including patients and providers
  • Analyze one's own behaviors and institutional practices and policies for coherence with principles of caring
  • Apply effective communication in order to facilitate nursing practice at an advanced level

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice and Research
  • Theory and Research for EBP
  • Analysis and Application of Health Data for Advanced Nursing Practice (ANP)
  • Health Care Policy and Economics in Population Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA or higheron undergraduate coursework
  • 1,000 clinical hoursof practice as a Registered Nurse
  • RN licensecurrent and unencumbered
  • Complete an Online Application
  • Pay the $40 Application Fee
  • Submit Passport Photocopy
  • Submit your Official Transcripts
  • Submit Proof of English Fluency
  • ACT:  English 18, Math 19, Reading 20
  • SAT (Prior to 3/2016): Writing 430, Math 460, Reading 470
  • SAT (After 3/2016): Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 480, Math 500

Tuition Fee

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    18695 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18695 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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