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Certificate

Post Master's Certificate in Nurse Administration

9 months

Approximate Program Length

18

Total Credits

$540

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Register by: Dec 8, 2021

Advance your nursing education. Earn your Post Master's Certificate in Nurse Administration in as little as nine months and prepare for a leadership role in administration, practice and educational settings. Upon completion of this certificate, currently licensed registered nurses with an MSN or higher will be educationally prepared to play an integral role in the daily operations of a healthcare facility.

  • Lead organizational dynamics and systems thinking

  • Continuously monitor and improve quality and outcomes

  • Formulate and distinguish the key components of a strategic plan

  • Manage human and financial resources in healthcare

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Courses

1

Course at a time

6

Weeks per course

Schedule

Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an online Post Master's Certificate in Nurse Administration. 

Program Purpose Statement

This certificate program is designed for nurses with current RN licensure who desire a concentrated course of study in Nursing Administration (NAD). The course of study prepares nurses to function in leadership roles in nursing administration. Students may be eligible to sit for the Nurse Executive Certification Exam and should contact the American Nurses Credentialing Center for eligibility requirements.

 

Career & Outcomes

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You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.

Tuition

Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.

Save time and money on your certificate

Credit transfer made easy
Earn your certificate faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

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Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Real-world faculty

26

Average years of industry experience

32

Directors of Services

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

I definitely understand how difficult it is for students who have a family. I try to make my classes as “un-stressful” as possible.

Beverly Jensen

2020 Faculty of the Year

MSN, RN, CNE

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