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Nursing Administrative Leadership (Post-Baccalaureate Certificate)

Next Level Caring: Become a Nurse Leader.

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administrative Leadership is a dynamic way for nursing professionals to gain upward mobility in the healthcare environment. This certificate allows nurses to gain exposure to concepts that will help them grow as nurse leaders and make them stronger candidates for promotion in the workplace. 

All of the post-baccalaureate certificate program courses can be applied to the complete MSN program in Nursing Administrative Leadership, provided that the student meets all criteria and is admitted to the MSN program.

Upcoming Term Start Dates

8/20/2024

Top Reasons

Supportive Environment

This certificate provides a supportive learning environment with the goal of producing responsible and productive citizens who promote and advance the communities they serve. 

Personal Touch

Through shared values and communal expectations, the faculty and support staff actively engage with student’s growth as they pursue their academic goals.

Caring Faculty

The program faculty develop caring relationships within a positive and enriching environment that cares for the whole person. 

Meet Our Mocs

Ernie Parani, APRN
Kara Pinero, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Laurel Lawerence, APRN
Samantha Rios
Satoria Reid-Rowe, APRN, Family Practice
Colleen Wallace, MSN, NP-C
Kari Simpson
Mary Cornejo
Jeanne  B. Jenkins, Ph.D., MSN, MBA, RN

Featured Faculty

Jeanne Jenkins

My teaching philosophy is based on the belief that learning should be student-centered. I encourage students to grow as individuals and to connect their learning and critical thinking skills to the world around them. I strive to be an active participant in the growth and well-being of individuals within my circle of influence while demonstrating integrity, respect, passion, empathy, caring and patience.

Program Details

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work
  • BSN from a regionally-accredited institution and a CCNE, CNEA, or ACEN accredited nursing program
  • Record and submit three short videos (no more than 2 minutes each) answering the following prompts:
    1. Where do you see yourself in five years as a nurse practitioner, nurse leader, or nurse educator?
    2. Why is now the right time for you to begin a graduate nursing program?
    3. Graduate school will put significant demands on your time, energy, and financial resources. What do you see as your most significant challenges for meeting the didactic and clinical requirements for the program?
  • Current Résumé
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.
  • Required prerequisite courses completed with a “C” or better: health assessment, nursing research or evidence-based practice, and statistics or biostatistics course.
  • Proof of current active licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Florida.
  • Personal interview may be required for eligible candidates
  • Completion of a criminal background check, proof of immunization, and ten-panel drug screen (if admitted)

Internationals

Due to SEVIS guidelines, we cannot consider international students for this track due to the predominantly online delivery method.

Course Delivery

Online

Courses are offered in a flexible online format.

Curriculum

Curriculum - 15 hours
Course NumberCourse Description
NUR 5250Evidence Translation and Quality Improvement for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 Hours)
NUR 5550Complex Healthcare Systems Operations Management (3 Hours)
NUR 5575Human Capital Management (3 Hours)
NUR 5600Applied Healthcare Economics and Financial Management (3 Hours)
NUR 5675Strategic and Operational Planning in Healthcare (3 Hours)

Program Costs

2024-2025

Base Required FeesCost
Tuition Per Credit Hour$650
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled$25 to $100

$250 Non-Refundable Enrollment Deposit (Upon acceptance and applied toward your first semester tuition balance)

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Program Contact

Jeanne  B. Jenkins Jeanne B. Jenkins, Ph.D., MSN, MBA, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing and MSN Program Director

Blanton Nursing - 123

 863.616.6479

Abbey Bonet Abbey Bonet, MSHE

Assistant Director of Adult and Graduate Admission

 863.680.3090

 863.777.4434