Students completing the Post-Master’s Nursing Administration Certificate Program are academically-prepared to take a national certification examination for Nurse Executives.

GWU Hunt School of Nursing

By completing the Post-Master’s Nursing Administration Certificate Program, students are academically prepared to take a national certification examination for Nurse Executives.

Graduate Admissions

The purpose of the Post-Master’s Nursing Administration Certificate Program is to provide the opportunity for registered nurses currently holding a master’s degree in nursing to expand their professional role by gaining specialized knowledge in the area of nursing administration. Students will receive academic credit for all courses taken in the certificate program. A grade of B or better is required to receive course credit. The certificate program requires 10 semester hours of course work:

NURS 606: Nursing Economics and Finance (3 hrs.)

NURS 607: Administration of Nursing and Healthcare Organizations (3 hrs.)
BADM 641: Healthcare Law and Ethics (3 hrs.)

NURS 616: Advanced Nursing Specialty Practicum (1 hr.)

- Graduate School application

- Official graduate school transcripts to:
Gardner-Webb University
Digital Learning
PO Box 1896
Boiling Springs, NC 28017

Or official electronic transcripts to gradinfo@gardner-webb.edu

- Immunization Records - HepB and Varicella (series’ or titers) and a Tb record less than one year old, faxed to 704-406-3504

- Criminal Background Check from the state in which you reside and any other state in which you have lived during the past ten years, package code GA98

- Three professional or academic references using the provided forms

- Current, unrestricted RN license

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