Healthcare Leadership and Management

This post-baccalaureate certificate is designed for nurses and others in healthcare administration or planning to move into an administrative role. Focus is on the development and enhancement of leadership and management skills related to finance, managing a budget, and identifying critical benchmarks and measuring outcomes. Nurses completing this certificate program will be eligible to apply for the Nursing Systems Management Concentration leading to a Master of Science degree in nursing.

Degree plan

NURS 5335 Management Roles and Operations

NURS 5337 Healthcare and Financial Management

NURS 5365 Managing Healthcare Outcomes

 Admission Criteria

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or equivalent education at a foreign institution
  • Admission to the graduate school as a certificate student and approval of the Assistant Dean for Graduate Education in the School of Nursing. 

Grade Requirement: Students must earn a “B” or better in each of the 3 courses in order to earn the Graduate Certificate. Single courses may be taken for elective credit; however, the certificate will be granted only on completion of the 9 hour sequence.