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

School of Nursing

Post-Master's Nursing Administration Certificate Programs 

Admissions Requirements

  1. Current, unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse.
  2. Official transcripts documenting completion of a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution.
  3. Completed application to the Graduate School.

 

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

 

Purpose

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 as described below.

 

Course Requirements

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.)

Total: 10 semester hours


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Post Master's Nursing Administration Certificate Program


  • Program Length: 10 semester hours taken over 2 semesters 
  • Related SOCs: 11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 
  • Total Tuition and Required Fees for the Entire Program: $3,863.00 
    • Graduate Tuition (2011-12): $350.00 for 10 semester hours = $3,500.00 
    • Online Learning Technology Fee: ($25.00 per course) for four courses = $100.00
    • Nursing Liability Fee: $13.00
  • Total Estimated Cost for Books and Supplies: $350.00 
  • Room and Board: N/A 
  • On-Time Graduation Rate for Completers: 100% 
  • Job Placement Rate: Students seeking certification are concurrently employed within the Medical and Health Services field. 
  • Median Loan Debt: Pursant to federal law, the number of students who completed this GE Program during the award year was less than ten (10), and for privacy reasons, we cannot publicly disclose loan debt information. 

Contact

Graduate Admissions

P.O. Box 7308

Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC  28017

Phone: (877) 498-4723