The Certificate of Graduate Study in Nursing Administration is for students who hold a master’s degree in nursing and choose to pursue additional knowledge in the area of nursing administration. The program's curriculum is designed to prepare professional nurses to enter leadership roles and work within interdisciplinary teams to improve system and population health services in a variety of health care settings.
Graduates of the program may be eligible to sit for certification examination as a nurse executive.
Admission requirements include:
The certificate may be earned by completing the following requirements:
Requirements for earning the Certificate include:
Course Requirements (Total Program 18 credit hours):
*Indicates courses with practicum hours.
1. The overview was changed to incorporate the overall program goals and the learning objectives for the program. The objectives currently listed are those from the APRN MSN programs. The CCNE required accreditation statement is missing.
2. NURS 708 no longer meets CCNE Essentials. NURS 708 was removed and NURS 720 was added to meet program accrediation currcular requirements.
3. Removed admission requirements and added requirements for certificate.
Learning Outcomes changes to LaTrice Ratcliff-Small, Institutional Effectiveness Manager at RATCLIFL@mailbox.sc.edu in the OIRAA office.
Minor reivisons to proposal, no BOT, CHE, or SACS notification required.
Update will appear in the 1920 Graduate Bulletin to be published 2.15.19.