The online nursing management certificate is a 12-credit program of study. To earn this certificate*, you must successfully complete the following 4 courses:
- NURS 430: Organization and Administration for the Nurse Manager
- NURS 431: Data Management for Nurse Managers
- NURS 432: Nursing Management of Human Resources
- NURS 433: Seminar for Nurse Managers
The delivery method for the courses in this program is an online group format, with a group of students progressing together through each course. The course content and activities are available in electronic format, and access to the Web is required to complete this program.
*Note: The curriculum in Penn State's online nursing management certificate will help prepare you for national certification and you will receive a certificate from Penn State upon successful completion of the courses. However, you will still need to pass the official certification exam and meet all of the eligibility requirements in order to be awarded the national credential.