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Transformative Leadership: Population Health DNP

Our Transformative Leadership Population Health Doctor of Nursing Practice program equips you to promote health, prevent disease and develop programs related for specific populations.

You will be able to use your knowledge to improve health outcomes for clinically-vulnerable populations.

This includes the development, implementation and evaluation of health interventions.

Our program emphases the following:

  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Management and evaluation for clinical populations
  • Program development
  • Strategic implementation of levels of prevention

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Fast Facts: Transformative Leadership Population Health DNP
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Program Type:
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Two to Three Years

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Per Credit Hour
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Our Approach

You learn from faculty who are active practitioners at a top-tier academic medical center, RUSH University Medical Center.

Program faculty have extensive experience in population health practice and education at regional and national levels. This can enrich your learning and help you develop your professional network.

This program is specifically designed to help primary care APRNs develop skills in leading population-focused interventions.

Program Length and Location

Our program is offered online on a part-time basis and can be completed in 2 ½ years.

All students are required to be on campus for the following activities:

  • College and program orientation: Two-days (usually September)
  • DNP project proposal presentation: Two days, just before beginning DNP project implementation (third term of clinical work)
  • DNP project final presentation: Two days (generally) during the last term before graduation

Program Tuition

At RUSH University, we know your education is a big investment. We want to make sure you have all the information to be able to make the best financial decisions for you and your family.

Tuition for the Transformative Leadership: Population Health DNP program is $1,344 per credit hour.

Learn about student financial aid options.

Transformative Leadership: Population Health DNP Career Opportunities

Our graduates are prepared to be leaders in a wide variety of roles that affect health outcomes of specific patient populations.

The following are some examples of careers in the field:

  • Providing leadership in primary care practice for population health management
  • Working with health care systems to promote and manage population health
Transformative Leadership: Population Health DNP Faculty
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Admissions Contact Information

Elizabeth Miranda
Admissions Specialist
(312) 942-6986

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