Transformative Leadership: Population Health

The focus of the Transformative Leadership: Population Health 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 the care continuum 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 and disease prevention
  • Strategic implementation of levels of prevention
  • Program Development 
  • Management and Evaluation for clinical populations
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, and providing leadership in primary care practice for population health management.

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. 

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Learn more about the Transformative Leadership: Population Health program at an online information session.