Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Nursing Administration, Post-Master's Certificate

The School of Nursing offers a Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Administration for nurses with a master's in nursing who want to develop advanced knowledge and skills as a nurse manager or administrator in health care institutions. The study of various health care systems and all areas of management are included with emphasis on quality improvement and evidence-based administrative practices. The certificate program consists of 15 units.

Prior to application for the Certificate Programs, individuals are strongly encouraged to consult with the Nurse Administrator Program Coordinator (advisor) regarding previous graduate coursework completed to determine the best semester to apply for entry.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Completion of a master's degree in nursing or doctor of nursing practice from a regionally accredited institution and ACEN or CCNE-accredited nursing program.
  2. Overall grade point average of 3.0 (on a four-point scale) in units attempted.
  3. Registered nurse licensure in the United States, unencumbered, unrestricted, with no disciplinary action pending or imposed.
  4. Clinical experience preferences or requirements are posted on the School of Nursing website.
  5. Health clearance (immunity, etc.) is required prior to enrolling in a role performance course.