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Administration/ Management Post-master Certificate

Certificate | On-Campus

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6/8/2022 Update: We are not currently enrolling students for this program

Help patients receive the highest quality of care

6/8/2022 Update: We are not currently enrolling students for this program. Please submit any questions on this program to

Our nation’s healthcare system is complex and changing, and nurse administrators are critical to ensure that patients receive the highest quality of care. The Nurse Administrator certificate will prepare you to lead a nursing team and implement standards of nursing practices and guidelines of care. If you are a leader and creative thinker, this certificate will help you innovate at healthcare organizations.

Holy Names University MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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Certificate Highlights

This certificate program includes eight postgraduate courses (23 credits) and clinical requirements at an approved clinical site with a qualified preceptor.

  • Convenient schedule

    Hybrid classes meet just one weekend a month, and students complete the rest of the coursework online.

  • Dedicated faculty

    Faculty members have extensive experience in nursing and are passionate about helping students.

  • Simulation Center

    The state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center provides students with hands-on training.

  • Transfer in coursework

    You may be eligible to transfer in graduate-level coursework (up to 3 credits).

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Employed in healthcare?

We offer partnership discounts

HNU is pleased to offer a discounted tuition rate to new students and alumni who are employed by one of our partner hospitals, health systems or organizations.

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Sample courses

Here are just a few of the courses you may take.

Managing Healthcare Delivery

Learn to provide direction and support the development of other nurses.

Organizational Theory

Explore the concepts of organization theories and how they define and provide direction for developing healthcare organizations.

Human Resource Management & Development

Learn to evaluate undergraduate nursing students in the clinical setting based on the objectives of the experience.