Transformative Leadership: Population Health

The focus of the Transformative Leadership: Population Health (formerly Leadership to Enhance Population Health Outcomes) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is on the development of population-focused knowledge and skills to enhance clinical health outcomes for patient aggregates and clinical/vulnerable populations. You will be able to use this knowledge and skill set across specialty areas to assess the health and illness needs of clinical populations and develop, implement, and evaluate population-focused interventions to address these needs.

The DNP Population Health program has a strong emphasis on how to do the following: 

  • Health Promotion
  • Strategic implementation of levels of prevention
  • Program Management
  • Program Evaluation
Quick Facts
Program Type:





2-3 Years

Class size:



Per credit hour

Population Health Career Options

Career opportunities are available in leadership in the area of promoting health and affecting outcomes in clinical populations of interest. Examples of Population Health careers include working with health care systems to promote and manage population health.

Tuition Pricing

As a top ranked college of nursing, Rush programs, including the DNP Population Health program, are competitively priced on a local and national level. Once you begin your DNP Population Health program, you only pay tuition. Our pricing is unique compared to other colleges of nursing as we do not charge additional fees.

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