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Undergraduate Degree Programs


Undergraduate Certificate Program

Madeline Mattern
204 HHD East
University Park
Phone: 814-865-8469

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The Nursing Management Certificate Program includes a series of four three-credit courses designed to enhance the career opportunities for currently licensed RNs who are working in nursing. This program is designed for registered nurses who have, or aspire to hold, entry level nurse manager positions. The program will enrich participants' knowledge of basic health care organizations and administration; collection, analysis and management of nursing data; concepts and techniques for managing nursing personnel; and concepts and techniques for enhancing nursing managerial behaviors. Courses are aligned with the core curriculum and competencies for nurse managers, developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives.

To earn an undergraduate certificate in NURSING MANAGEMENT, a minimum of 12 credits is required.


NURS 430
NURS 431
NURS 432
NURS 433


Prerequisites Required.

Effective Date: Spring Semester 2005

Expiration Date:

Last Revised by the Department: 11/10/2011



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