The DNP/MBA provides experienced professionals with the highest level of nursing competence and the business skills to be successful organizational leaders and problem solvers.



66 credits + 448 practice hours


$34,420 (full-time, per year) | $1,721 per credit (part-time)

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$500 Matriculation Fee

Inside Look Into Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)/MBA

Program Features

A DNP/MBA dual degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and Carey Business School puts a nurse in rare company alongside leaders of health care or academic institutions setting a course for the future. You have the knowledge, leadership skills, and wisdom needed to get your organization there.

The Executive DNP is designed for nurses who already hold a master’s degree in a nursing specialty from a fully-accredited institution and want to take the next step. Graduates of the DNP program are prepared to create and lead new models of care delivery for communities locally, across the nation, and around the world.

Sample Curriculum

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.

To view a full curriculum outline and additional program information, please visit

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fee information for the School of Nursing is available here. Applicants can also find financial aid information on this page.

For Academic Year 2019-2020

How to Apply

Applications for the DNP/MBA dual degree program must be submitted to the School of Nursing. The admissions committees of both schools will review each application.

To apply, visit the School of Nursing application page.

For more information, contact:

Office of Admissions
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
525 N. Wolfe Street, Student House 100
Baltimore, MD 21205

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