Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Executive Track/MBA

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Become a leader in nursing and tackle the complex challenges facing the health care industry. Graduate with the expertise to provide exceptional patient care and safety and the skills to lead organizational change.

Baltimore, MD
3 years
STEM Designated
66 credits and 448 practice hours
Interior Description

This three-year, lock-step program meets the needs of unique nursing and business students. Take courses online alongside a cohort of your peers. Forge strong bonds and build your network. And graduate with two degrees in less time.

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Program Details

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Track/MBA program is administered by Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Program features


MBA coursework is delivered online, allowing for busy students to complete their weekly assignments around a schedule that works for them. 

Take the lead 

Offered with the Doctor of Nursing Practice executive track, this dual degree builds leaders ready to take on complex challenges. 


This dual degree program positions graduates to be exceptional at patient care and safety while also giving them the tools to lead and manage change in a dynamic industry.

Experiential learning

This three-year lock-step program ensures students in the same cohort take all courses together. This was developed with great care to meet the needs of this unique student and allows the student to forge strong bonds with classmates.


The DNP/MBA curriculum combines the best in clinical care with a unique understanding of the bottom line in nursing and business. The curriculum prepares students to lead health care teams, while providing the evidence, ethical grounding, and business sense that forms the foundation for organizational planning.

University catalog

The latest edition of the Carey Business School University Catalog is available.

Program comparison

  • 66 credits, 448 practice hours
  • Complete both degrees in three years
  • Online MBA coursework
  • All courses taken with the same cohort
  • Online, flexible format
  • Complete your degree in two to three years
  • Optional in-person experiences
  • Asynchronous and/or fully synchronous courses
  • Online, flexible format
  • Complete your degree in two years
  • Curriculum includes blend of traditional and project-based courses
  • Asynchronous and/or fully synchronous courses

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