Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Track/MBA
MBA coursework is delivered online, allowing for busy students to complete their weekly assignments around a schedule that works for them.
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.
Take the lead
Offered with the Doctor of Nursing Practice executive track, this dual degree builds leaders ready to take on complex challenges.
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.
The 2022 edition of the Carey Business School University Catalog is available.
The DNP/MBA is a 66-credit program, in addition to 448 practice hours. MBA courses can be taken in person or online. Some online courses require students to attend in-person residencies. Learn more about residencies here. For more information on plans of study, visit the School of Nursing.
MBA Business Foundations (20 credits)
- Accounting and Financial Reporting
- Business Analytics
- Business Communication*
- Corporate Finance
- Economics for Decision Making
- Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Statistical Analysis
- Strategic Management
- Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MBA Business Electives** (22 credits)
- City Lab
- Data Analytics
- Entrepreneurial Ventures
- Fixed Income
- Managing in a Diverse & Global World
- Marketing Strategy
- Social Media Analytics
- Wealth Management
*Online sections of Business Communication also require students to attend an in-person residency at the Baltimore campus. The residency for Business Communication is two days.
**Not a comprehensive list
School of Nursing:
- Advanced Nursing Health Policy
- Problem Identification
- DNP Practicum
- Nursing Inquiry
- Translating Evidence into Practice
- Project Development
- Analysis and Evaluation of Individual and Population Health Data
- Project Implementation
- Clinical Data Management
At A Glance
Tuition & Fees
Financial aid for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Track/MBA program is administered by Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Learn more
Visit the How to Apply page for more details on requirements and instructions to help you prepare your application.
For more information on deadlines, visit the School of Nursing website.
Tuition and fees
- Tuition: $35,440 per year ($1,772 per credit)
- Fees: $500
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