Certificate in Nursing and Health Services Management or Nursing Education

Nursing and Health Services Management and Nursing Education 

Two (2) certificate programs are designed to provide advanced course work in specialty areas for baccalaureate-prepared or master's-prepared nurses who are seeking to expand their nursing competencies as nurse managers or nurse educators.

Certificate Program in Nursing and Health Services Management

The certificate program in nursing and health services management is offered to nurses who seek to advance their management competencies.  Candidates for this certificate program are prepared with a baccalaureate or master's degree in nursing.

The certificate amounts to 12 academic credits* selected from the following 3-credit courses:

  • Accelerated Business Foundations*

  • Business Dynamics of Healthcare

  • Budgeting in Healthcare

  • Managing Human Capital in Healthcare
     
  • Information Systems in Healthcare and Nursing
     
  • Global Perspectives in Healthcare Management

*Accelerated Business Foundations is required for completion of the Certificate in Nursing and Health Services Management as it is a pre-requisite for all other management track courses listed above.

Nurses who hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a certificate may apply the certificate credits toward a MSN degree if they matriculate within two years of completion of the certificate.

Certificate Program in Nursing Education

The certificate program in nursing education is offered to nurses who seek to advance their competencies in education.  Candidates for this certificate program are prepared with a baccalaureate or master's degree in nursing.

The certificate amounts to 12 academic credits selected from the following 3-credit courses: 

  • Advanced Diagnostic Analysis, Health and Physical Assessment

  • Advanced Pathophysiology
     
  • Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics
     
  • Teaching and Evaluation Strategies
     
  • Curriculum Design, Program Planning and Evaluation
     
  • Technology in Nursing Education and Healthcare

Nurses who hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a certificate may apply the certificate credits toward a MSN degree if they matriculate within two years of completion of the certificate.

 

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Contact Us

School of Nursing
Cynthia L. Dakin, Ph.D., R.N.
Director of Graduate Nursing Studies
Associate Professor
413-265-2455
dakinc@elms.edu