Nurse Leader

The Nurse Leader Graduate Certificate is a seven-course (21-credit) graduate certificate program offered entirely online. It is designed for Masters-prepared nurses who wish to pursue administrative leadership within healthcare organizations and provides real-world skills in staff development, labor relations, healthcare financing, quality improvement and human resource management. The certificate program can be used to fulfill some of the eligibility requirements to apply for the ANCC Nurse Executive Certification examination or the American Organization for Nurse Leaders as a Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) or Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENL).

Required Courses: NURS 5230, 5235, 5240, 5245, 5249, 5865, 5870.

One or more of the following course requirements may be waived with approval at the time of admission based on a student having taken equivalent courses: NURS 5235, 5865, and 5870.

This certificate is offered by the School of Nursing.