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Post Masters Certificate: Nursing Administration

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The online Post Master's Certificate in Nursing Administration meets the needs of nurses with a master's degree in nursing looking to advance their roles in management supervision or executive administration in the health care field. In this 24-credit program you will develop your nursing leadership skills in areas such as financial resource management, strategic and project planning, and the supervision of the delivery of health care.

Program Details

  • Classes offered online in 12-week trimesters - 24 total credits.
  • Move through the program in a supportive cohort model.
  • Transfer credits from another graduate program accredited by a national accrediting agency.
    • Credits must be earned within the past five years with a grade of B or higher.
    • Associate Dean of the Department of Graduate Nursing will determine the equivalency of courses and transfer credits on an individual basis after you are accepted into the program.
  • Credit-bearing academic course work may be accepted with the approval of the associate dean of the graduate program.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed admissions application
  • Master of Science in Nursing from a program accredited by a national accreditation agency and approved by the Board of Nursing with a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Official transcripts of past collegiate work including post-baccalaureate work
  • Licensure as a registered professional nurse in New Jersey
  • Two professional and/or academic references
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate course in Statistics
  • Successful completion of a graduate course in Nursing research
  • Personal statement

Program Requirements*

NURS 600: Scientific Underpinnings of Practice
NURS 610: Transformational Leadership
CS 630: Information Systems/Technology and Management of Data
NURS 650: Strategic Planning and Project Management
NURS 631: Healthcare Finance: Concepts and Issues
NURS 620: Critique of Quality and Safety Practices
NURS 641: Population Health Management
NURS 646: Health Systems Leadership Seminar

3 credits
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3 credits
3 credits
3 credits
3 credits
3 credits
3 credits

*Curriculum list is subject to change.


Admissions Contact

Camille Braker-Balkum, MBA
Senior Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
Email | 201.355.1446
3rd Floor, Castle, Rutherford Campus

Program Contact

Dr. Marie Cueman, Ph.D.
Chair of Nurse Administrator Track and Associate Professor, Graduate Nursing
Email | 201.559.6151 
Obal Hall, third floor
Lodi Campus