Online Post-Graduate Nursing Administration Certificate
Aurora University’s School of Nursing offers registered nurses considering a career transition into an administrative position the ability to enhance their skills and knowledge with a Post-Graduate Nursing Administration Certificate. The certificate prepares nurses to take the following certification exams:
- American Nurse’s Credentialing Center (ANCC)
- Certified Nurse Executive exam (for managers and directors)
- Certified Nurse Executive-Advanced exam (for Chief Nursing Officers)
- The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)
- Certified Nurse Manager exam (for managers and directors)
- Certified in Executive Nursing Practice exam (for Chief Nursing Officers)
Program Requirements: Nurses must complete 10 semester hours, including the following courses:
- NUR 6190 Application of Organizational Theory in Health Care (3)
- NUR 6191 The Business of Health Care and Human Resource Management (3)
- NUR 6210 Practicum: Role Concentration (4)
The certificate program also requires additional practical experience that can be completed in nine months. This statement is misleading because it makes it seem like it is in addition to the three courses listed above.
Admission Requirements: Applicants should hold a current RN license in their state of employment and/or residency and present one letter of recommendation, a current resume or curriculum vitae and an official, sealed transcript denoting the MSN, MPH, MHA, DNP or PhD.
Opportunities: Career opportunities in health care administration abound in today’s economy. Nurses with a Post-Graduate Nursing Administration Certificate are better qualified to take on administration roles in a health care setting.