May 13, 2021  
Graduate Catalog-Handbook 2018-2019 
Graduate Catalog-Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Master’s Certificate: Nursing Administration

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This program prepares licensed registered nurses, who already have a Master of Science in Nursing degree, for another exciting level of practice – the role of the professional nurse in nursing administration/management. Master’s prepared nurses wanting to take their professional calling to another area of nursing will find that the nursing administration courses offered through the program will enhance their practices. This Certificate Program builds on previous knowledge obtained in the Master of Nursing program.Two years of recent nursing experience is recommended for admission consideration.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Nursing Administration track, graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Lead the development of competent health care services to diverse populations
  2. Use epidemiological, social and environmental data to draw inferences for the development of healthcare services
  3. Facilitate the use of evidence-based practice in nursing services
  4. Facilitate the development and implementation of programs on health promotion and disease prevention
  5. Evaluate nursing delivery systems to assure quality outcomes
  6. Enhance leadership in nursing and healthcare services
  7. Use ethical decision making in relevant practice roles
  8. Collaborate with other disciplines to achieve quality outcomes in nursing and health care services
  9. Demonstrate scholarly inquiry through verbal and written communication in clinical scholarship


  • Click here  for the Nursing Administration Certificate Plan of Study.
  • When completing the preceptored practicum, students must meet the compliance requirements or all agencies.
  • Click here for the required gainful employment disclosures for the Nursing Administration Certificate.

Total of 21 credit hours / 150 practicum hours

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