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Advanced Certificate Program in Nursing Administration

The advanced certificate program in Nursing Administration prepares students for positions as nurse managers or nursing directors in contemporary healthcare settings. The curriculum draws from the disciplines of nursing, management and business to prepare students to be leaders in the development of nursing practice, leaders of staff and leaders within the broader organization. Clinical practicum experiences are individually designed to pair students with nursing leaders in the greater New York City area to meet the student’s interests and learning needs.

Program Highlights

  • Innovative advanced study to prepare for front-line and middle-level management/administrative and/or consultative positions in the broader health care arena
  • Contact with expert faculty who hold or have held executive administrative/management positions
  • Complements clinical or other functional specialties, which have an administrative component
  • Emphasis on written and verbal professional communications skills
  • Challenging job opportunities in nursing management/administrative positions available nationwide
  • Eligible to sit for ANCC Certification in Nursing Administration when experiential requirements are met


Program Requirements: 15-21 credits, 330 practicum hours

Specialty Component (21 credits)
HPAM-GP 2855     Budgeting for Health Professionals (4) Spring, Summer
NURSE-GN 2231     Nursing Informatics: Introduction (3) Fall, Spring, Summer
NURSE-GN 2167     Nursing Administration I (3) Spring
NURSE-GN 2122     Nursing Administration Theory II (3) Fall
NURSE-GN 2023     Nursing Administration Practicum II (3) Fall
NURSE-GN 2355     Nursing Administration Theory III (3) Spring
NURSE-GN 2168     Nursing Administration Practicum III (3) Spring
Program Coordinator
Clinical Associate Professor
; Director, Graduate Program in Nursing

Nursing Executive Practice; Practice Articulation

Clinical Associate Professor, Director, Graduate Program in Nursing,
Associate Dean for Partnership Innovation, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor,
Practicum Opportunities 
  • Premier clinical teaching centers (e.g., Mt. Sinai Medical Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Montefiore Medical Center, Maimonides Medical Center, NSHS-Lenox Hill Hospital, and Visiting Nurse Service of New York)
  • Select organizations that influence health policy and legislation (e.g. United Hospital Fund)
  • All placements are arranged by faculty
  • Placement possibilities are available throughout the tri-state area


Gainful Employment Disclosure

Advanced Certificate Nursing Administration Curriculum Sheet25.33 KB