Leadership in Nursing Graduate Certificate

If you are a nursing professional interested in moving into a leadership role, the University of Mary’s Leadership in Nursing Certificate will provide you with the solid foundation in management you need to successfully lead teams of healthcare professionals.

Gain the skills you need to lead with this 9-credit, 15-week graduate certificate program. Designed for working professionals, this accelerated, flexible program can be completed fully online.

Take the First Step
Get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

$90,000
Average annual salary for nursing administration managers

Program Length

9 credits/3 courses/15 weeks

Format

  • Online

Tuition per Credit

$450

Is This the Program For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Nursing professionals considering a leadership role who want to grow their management skills
  • Nurse managers who want to gain skills they will use to influence others and build effective teams
  • Professionals who want to take a step toward earning an MSN/MBA dual degree

Career Paths

  • Nurse Manager
  • Clinic Manager
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Administrator

What You’ll Learn

  • How to make strategic, evidence-based decisions on matters of healthcare quality, patient safety, population health, and healthcare informatics/technologies.
  • Modeling behaviors that effectively advocate efforts to promote positive patient outcomes and advance the nursing profession.
  • How to embrace a leadership style that fosters a spirit of community, promotes adaptability, focuses on patient-centered decision making, and establishes innovative practices that sustain high-quality care.

Program Details

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!
  • Online
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  • Tuition: $450/credit
  • Technology fee: $30 per credit

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

The following will be needed when you have applied for admission so we can get you accepted into the certificate program:

  • Official transcripts
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office.
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to [email protected]

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