Graduate Nursing Certificate in Administrative Leadership ONLINE

Prepare for dynamic leadership roles in healthcare settings in as few as 8 months.

1/2/23 Next Apply Date
1/9/23 Start Class
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Program Overview

Explore our Graduate Nursing Certificate in Administrative Leadership

$4,444.80* Total Tuition
As few as 8 - 12 months Program Duration
12 Credit Hours

Give yourself more opportunities and prepare to take on new professional challenges with an online Graduate Nursing Certificate in Administrative Leadership at Northeastern State University.

This graduate nursing certificate program gives you the tools to successfully improve patient care and healthcare systems. You will study how to effectively utilize financial, material, human and environmental resources to benefit healthcare organizations. You will learn to take on an advanced practice nursing role and discover the knowledge and skills to effectively manage change, empower others and influence political processes.

At NSU, we’re here to help you every step of the way. In fact, NSU's faculty includes a master’s-prepared practicing nurse to provide academic support. Plus, courses are taught by the same top-level faculty as on campus and are aligned with core competencies set by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). No GRE is required for this certificate.

In this online nursing certificate program, you will:

  • Utilize systems thinking to lead and manage complex healthcare organizations
  • Provide leadership in the professional design of nursing care grounded in ethical, multicultural and professional standards, as well as healthcare policy
  • Utilize financial, material, human and environmental resources to benefit nursing divisions in complex healthcare organizations
  • Use information management systems to facilitate organizational decision-making
  • Demonstrate communication skills and relationship building competencies to support organizational goals
  • Demonstrate leadership in the professional community
  • Integrate best evidence to provide quality nursing care and promote improvement in healthcare outcomes
  • Use an interdisciplinary approach to execute nursing administration practice
  • Utilize systems thinking to lead and manage complex healthcare organizations
  • Provide leadership in the professional design of nursing care grounded in ethical, multicultural and professional standards, as well as healthcare policy
  • Utilize financial, material, human and environmental resources to benefit nursing divisions in complex healthcare organizations
  • Use information management systems to facilitate organizational decision-making
  • Demonstrate communication skills and relationship building competencies to support organizational goals
  • Demonstrate leadership in the professional community
  • Integrate best evidence to provide quality nursing care and promote improvement in healthcare outcomes
  • Use an interdisciplinary approach to execute nursing administration practice

Also available:

Northeastern State University offers a variety of graduate certificates and nursing programs online. Check out our other nursing online programs.

$4,444.80* Total Tuition
As few as 8 - 12 months Program Duration
12 Credit Hours
Need More Information?

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Tuition and Fees

Our budget-friendly tuition can be paid as you go

Tuition for the Graduate Nursing Certificate in Administrative Leadership online is priced with the working student in mind. For convenience, you can pay by the course. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

Tuition breakdown:

$4,444.80* In-state tuition
$370.40* In-state per credit hour

Tuition breakdown:

$4,444.80* In-state tuition
$370.40* In-state per credit hour

Calendar

Milestones to guide your student journey

With six start dates throughout the year, you can start your program when it’s right for you. Peruse the NSU schedule below for deadlines.

Now enrolling:

1/2/23 Apply Date
1/9/23 Class Starts
SessionCourse StartApp DeadlineDoc DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineCourse End Date
Spring 11/9/231/2/231/2/231/4/231/9/232/24/23
Spring 23/6/232/27/232/27/233/1/233/6/234/28/23

Now enrolling:

1/2/23 Next Application Due Date
1/9/23 Start Classes

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Admissions

Read the details of our admissions criteria

Applicants to the Graduate Nursing Certificate in Administrative Leadership must have:

Admission Requirements:

  • Current, unencumbered RN license
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NEA, or CCNE) and regionally accredited college or university
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA on undergraduate coursework or 3.0 GPA on nursing coursework

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NEA, or CCNE)
  • Completion of an approved statistics and nursing research course with grades of “C” or better
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse
  • Be formally admitted to Northeastern State University and the Graduate College by submitting an application and official transcripts to the Graduate College
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate coursework attempted or a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale in the nursing major of the bachelor’s degree
  • To participate in this online program, students must be residents of NC-SARA states

Courses

Curriculum in the graduate nursing administrative leadership certificate program

Students in the Graduate Nursing Certificate in Administrative Leadership online program at Northeastern State University must complete a total of 12 credit hours.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about the advanced practice nursing role and discover the knowledge and skills to effectively manage change, empower others, and influence political processes.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about the financial and resource management for the nurse leader. The course provides students the skills and knowledge to perform a variety of functions related to financial and resource management.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about contemporary influences, theories, principles, and functional strategies related to management/administration and organizational systems at the micro, meso, and macrosystem levels.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about the personnel and human resource issues in nursing and healthcare settings.

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