Post-Master’s Certificate in Healthcare Administration and Leadership

APU’s Entry-Level Master of Science in Nursing (ELM-MSN) in Healthcare Administration and Leadership program is for students who hold baccalaureate or higher degrees in other disciplines but want to pursue  healthcare administration careers in myriad healthcare settings.

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Healthcare Administration and Leadership program prepares professionals for administrative positions and leadership opportunities in nursing in a variety of healthcare settings. Coursework focuses on strategic leadership, leading change, managing teams and resources, and the business of healthcare finance and patient care delivery. This program is a way for nurses to advance their career options and builds on skills and knowledge obtained in a Master of Science in Nursing program. Note: Students must be admitted to the university before registering for this program (see Admission section below).

Requirements

Required Courses
GNRS 560Strategic Leadership in Healthcare3
GNRS 567Healthcare Administration and Leadership Supervised Practicum 13 (0/3)
GNRS 568Healthcare Finance4
GNRS 596Foundations of Healthcare Informatics3
MGMT 516High Performance People Management3
MGMT 517Managing Human Capital3
Total Units19

Admission

University graduate admission and program-specific requirements must be met before an application is complete (see Admission to the University). Program-specific application requirements are available online.

International students should contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for application procedures.