Advanced Care Management and Leadership Certificate in Nursing Administration and Health Policy

This certificate option is designed to provide nurses who already have a master’s degree with the credentials to expand their scope of practice and prepare them to sit for the national certification exam in nursing administration.  It also provides opportunities for currently enrolled master’s students to expand their career opportunities through the addition of content in administration and health policy.


Certificate in Nursing Administration and Health Policy (14 credit hours)

This is a fully online program.

NURS 7796 Advanced Care Leadership Role & the Healthcare Environment (4 credits)
NURS 7793 Health Policy Leadership Seminar (4 credits)
NURS 7780 Seminar in Conflict Management and Ethics of Leadership for Advanced Practice (3 credits)
NURS 8880 Leadership Role in Nursing Administration and Health Policy – Practicum I (3 credits)


Fall Semester

Spring Semester

NURS 7793

NURS 7780

NURS 7796

NURS 8880


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Admission Requirements

Students will be considered for admission to a certificate program if they meet the qualifications for the MSN-Advanced Care Management & Leadership program and/or by permission from the Associate Director of the MSN programs, are already enrolled in a graduate program in the University System of Georgia, or already a graduate from the MSN Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program, or the Advanced Care Management and Leadership Nursing Education Leadership track.


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