Nursing Administration Certificate Program

The Nursing Administration Certificate program prepares the master’s-prepared nurse to apply leadership and management skills to become the essential link between the vision and mission of the larger health care organization and the unit-based system of patient care. Resource allocation expertise, using professional skills in assessing and analyzing health care needs in the practice setting, is developed.

Certificate Requirements


Required Courses (9 hrs.)

The following courses must be taken by students in the Nursing Administration Certificate Program:

NURS 5331Leadership in the Healthcare Environment

NURS 5335Legal, Regulatory, and Financial Management

NURS 5337Nursing Administration: Delivery of Care

Completion of the Certificate

The successful completion of 9 semester credit hours is required in the Nursing Administration Certificate program (see courses listed above). Individuals receive college credit for each course completed. These courses will be listed on an official university transcript and a certificate of completion will be awarded.