Why Earn Your DNP in Educational Leadership?

Posted on March 15, 2017  in  [ Nursing & Health Care ]

As the health industry grows, so does the need for newly trained professionals in hospitals and healthcare organizations. By earning your Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership, you can assume the role of teaching and leading new nurses in a clinical or academic setting. Here is a brief overview of the DNP in educational leadership program:

Learn to Educate Aspiring Nurses

This program expands your knowledge of the healthcare industry, which better prepares you to partner with nursing students in their education. You will study information systems and technology, gain knowledge on emerging areas of human health and learn scientific application of theories, population management and data analysis. Ultimately, you will become proficient in creating and teaching nursing curriculum to properly train and prepare rising nursing students for the healthcare industry!

Explore Your Career Options

After graduates earn their DNP in educational leadership, they will be equipped to become a nursing education leader. You can begin a new phase in your medical career by teaching nursing students and developing their health knowledge, patient care and nursing skills. Graduates of this program may find education employment opportunities, as they will be qualified for a job in a college of nursing or medical institute of learning. Those with a DNP in educational leadership may even be offered a leadership a position within a college of nursing because of their expanded expertise.

Grand Canyon University is committed to helping its students succeed. To learn more about the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at GCU, visit our website or click on the Request More Information button at the top of the page!

Written by Judah Esparza, a junior majoring in business management at GCU.

Judah Esparza

Judah Esparza is a senior at Grand Canyon University. He was born and raised in LA County and moved to Phoenix for college. He currently studies in the Colangelo College of Business and aspires to one day own his own successful company. When he is not at work, Judah enjoys spending his free time by goofing off with friends, playing basketball or working out in the gym.

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