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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Nursing Administration Post-Master's Certificate


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Nursing Administration Post-Master's Certificate


The Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Administration provides a formal program of study for students who hold a Master of Science in Nursing degree in another specialty. The program provides them with content that provides a strong foundation in complex systems, organizational theory, financial management, and leadership practice.

Program Admission


Admission to the program is based on competitive selection from the pool of applicants who meet the College of Graduate Studies admission requirements.

Additional admission requirements for the Nursing Administration Post-Master’s Certificate Program include:

  1. A Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program (NLNAC or CCNE).
  2. Eligibility to practice as a Registered Nurse in Tennessee or in an approved state in which clinical assignments are completed. Appropriate licensure/authorization must be obtained during the first semester following admission to the program.
  3. Overall G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  4. Applicants for whom English is not their primary language are required to meet the University’s minimum required TOEFL score.
  5. A written document prepared by the applicant that includes a resume, a discussion of prior professional experience, future career goals, and reasons for pursuing graduate study.
  6. Letters of recommendation from at least three persons (a minimum of one academic) familiar with the applicant’s academic and professional background and experience in nursing practice, specifying in detail the applicant’s capabilities for graduate study and for future practice as an advanced practice nurse.

Retention


Retention requirements are the same as for the MSN degree. All requirements for the post master certificate must be completed in 5 calendar year

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