The Nursing Administration graduate certificate is designed for individuals who are, or are planning on becoming middle- to executive-level nurse leaders. Courses focus on managing in health systems, healthcare finance, administrative roles, business communication, and organizational behavior.
This certificate requires completion of five (5) three-credit courses for a total of 15 credits and focuses on the following program goals:
Develop strategies to achieve quality outcomes in care delivery and with respect to fiscal and human resources.
Apply management theory to the design and implementation of services in a health care system.
Before entering the Nursing Practicum (NRS 735), students must provide evidence of meeting the health requirements for the agency in which they complete the practicum (NRS 735).
Edgewood College’s School of Nursing and all clinical agencies under contract to the School require that every student and faculty member have a background check completed by the Criminal Justice Department of Wisconsin. Students must complete Background Information Disclosure forms before entry into the Nursing Practicum (NRS 735). Background checks are completed at the student’s expense.