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The Nurse Executive Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program prepares advanced nurse leaders, as well as aspiring nurse leaders, for expert practice in leadership in a large health care system, public health departments, or rural health practice. The program provides the student with requisite skills and competencies related to executive leadership, strategic planning, business acumen, collaboration, while navigating the pressures of today’s competitive local and global health care environments. Entry to the program requires a Masters Degree in Nursing or another approved health-related field. The program is approved by the Georgia Board of Regents as a web based program with one or two required visits.