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Nursing Post Master's Certificate - Nursing Administration


The Post Master's graduate certificate is a degree level that is intermediate between the Master's degree and the doctorate.

The Nursing Administration certificate provides a flexible learning environment and a highly individualized experience for students who hold a Master of Science in Nursing degree in another specialty. Through this program, students will gain a strong foundation in complex systems, organizational theory, financial management, and leadership practice.

This certificate program is offered through a partnership of Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) universities. The program is designed to offer didactic/theory courses online and to coordinate practicum/clinical study in each student's home area when possible. The partnership model allows TBR universities to share their most valuable resources to enrich program offerings. Classes are taught by faculty from participating universities. Faculty members are recognized experts in their content area, regardless of institution of employment.

The Master of Science in Nursing program is fully accredited through fall 2019 by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

Degree Availability

Select a university from the list below to find out more about this certificate program. Upon completion, your certificate will be awarded and conferred by the institution you select as your home school.


Clinical Placement Procedures

Field placement is an integral component of the Nursing Post Master's certificate program. It engages you in a supervised setting, provides opportunities to apply classroom learning, and allows you to practice skills and learn the values and ethics required of individuals in healthcare leadership positions. For more details about the clinical placement experience, including information about the process, procedures and required documentation, visit the home school links below:

Austin Peay State University
Tennessee State University
Tennessee Technological University
University of Memphis