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Administration Concentration Certificate

The Nursing Administration certificate program 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, administration roles, business communication and organizational behavior.

The Post-Master’s Graduate Certificate in Nursing Administration requires completion of five 3-credit courses totaling 15 credits:

  • NRS 615 Healthcare Financing and Regulatory Environments
  • NRS 635 Foundations of the Healthcare System
  • NRS 645 Advanced Leadership Roles in the Healthcare System
  • NRS 636 Promoting Interpersonal Competency
  • NRS 735 Nursing Practicum




Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following requirements for admission to the Post-Master’s Nursing Graduate Certificate Program:

1. Provide evidence of a completion of a Master’s degree from a nursing program accredited by a national nursing accreditation body with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The cumulative grade point average is computed on the highest degree held at the time of application to the Edgewood College graduate program.

2. Complete and submit graduate application (including $30 fee) to Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions.

3. Request that official transcripts for all graduate academic credits received from any post-secondary institutions be sent directly to Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions.

4. Current license as a registered professional nurse.

5. Minimum of one-year full time experience as a registered nurse or equivalent.