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Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

Make the greatest impact through two career concentrations.


With the combined strength of credentialed, supportive faculty and prestigious academic resources, the online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Loyola University New Orleans enables you to leave your legacy in health care. Embrace your calling to care for others by gaining the critical skills to lead at the top, as well as develop policies and procedures that improve patient care, inspire medical teams, and change communities.

The median Nurse Practitioner salary is $95,350 — and is expected to rise 19% by 2020.

Loyola University's post-master's DNP offers two concentrations: Nurse Practitioner or Executive Leader.


Whichever career concentration you choose, Loyola’s online nursing degrees provide the step-by-step support and flexibility you need to further your clinical leadership skills and career.

Online DNP Concentrations

Executive Leader

Loyola’s online Executive Leader concentration enables you to experience diverse perspectives and develop multidimensional health care responsibilities with a curriculum that combines nursing, business, informatics, and health care systems coursework, with hands-on experiences. This approach can develop you into a stronger and more marketable leader.

Nurse Practitioner

For nurse practitioners seeking to reach the highest level of nursing care, Loyola offers the MSN-to-DNP program with Nurse Practitioner concentration. Supported by the credentialed strength of Loyola’s faculty and resources, you can gain the skills and knowledge to design models of health care delivery and transform health care systems.
Here’s Why You’ll Love Loyola
  • Online program: only three campus visits required
  • Loyola is a regionally and CCNE-accredited traditional university
  • Dedicated School of Nursing librarian ready to help you with research
  • Since 2012, Loyola has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs”
  • Step-by-step support from a dedicated network of credentialed faculty and accomplished alumni who are ready to help you achieve your goals
  • Personal Support Center offers 24/7 technical support
  • A rich Jesuit history of academic excellence, value-centered education of the whole person, and a commitment to lifelong learning, social justice, and service
Embrace your role in the future of health care.
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