The graduate Certificate in Health Systems is built on the foundational courses from the Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) with a health systems subprogram. The certificate requires 19 s.h. of credit. Students must maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.50 in coursework for the certificate. The certificate is available to post-master's degree students seeking additional preparation in the area of health systems with a focus in administration or health systems and in administration with practice management.

Administration Focus

The Certificate in Health Systems with a focus in administration requires the following coursework.

First Year

NURS:6550Advanced Leadership and Management3-4
NURS:6551Financial Management3-4
NURS:6554Seminar on Healthy Work Environments3

Second Year

NURS:6552Executive Management in the Organization4
NURS:6553Seminar on Innovations4

Administration with Practice Management Focus

The Certificate in Health Systems with a focus in administration with practice management requires the following coursework.

First Year

NURS:6550Advanced Leadership and Management4
NURS:6551Financial Management4
NURS:6554Seminar on Healthy Work Environments3

Second Year

NURS:6553Seminar on Innovations4
NURS:6557Clinical Practice Management and Leadership for Advanced Practice Providers4

Visit the Post-Graduate Certificate Programs plans of study on the College of Nursing website for a semester-by-semester view of required coursework.