Nursing Education & Nursing Administration

Post-Master’s Certificates

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Master of Science in Nursing

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Professionally accredited program

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Our fully online curriculum fits into a busy professional and personal life.

Baker University School of Nursing offers two post-master’s certificates to nurses who have earned a master’s degree in nursing from a professionally accredited program.

Knowledge & Skills

Nursing Education Certificate

Gain the knowledge and skills to become an effective, inspiring, and innovative educator. Nursing itself is a rewarding career, and teaching others how to become a nurse can be even more gratifying.

This program offers you an opportunity to build on your clinical skills and knowledge as you explore new professional directions in academic or staff development settings. The courses in this program reflect the nurse educator competencies developed by national organizations. On completing this certificate, you will be eligible to write the certified nurse educator certification exam from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Curriculum:

NU610 Theories, Principles, and Methods of Education

NU620 Program Assessment and Outcomes Measurement

NU630 Education Practicum

 

Nursing Administration

Nursing Administration Certificate

Gain critical decision-making, business, and management skills that will enhance your ability to make innovative and significant contributions to health care environments. Today more than ever, the need exists for educated, experienced nurses to assume leadership positions health care systems, other organizations, and in government to advocate for and put into place practices that address the needs of our populations.

You already have key leadership qualities and values. Adding management and business skills will make you an even more effective leader and open doors to expanded career options. On completing of this certificate, you will be eligible to write the executive certification exam from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Curriculum:

  • NU650 Fundamentals of Organizational Management
  • NU660 Health Care Financing and Economics
  • NU670 Administration Practicum

Post-Master’s Certificate

Admissions Requirements

  • Master of Science in Nursing granted from a professionally accredited institution
  • Official transcript(s) from degree-granting institution
  • Validation of an unencumbered nursing license
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Two references from nonfamily members
  • Evidence of completing a graduate statistics course

Applicants educated outside the United States must contact the associate dean for application instructions.