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Nursing Post Master's Certificate | Austin Peay State University

Nursing Post Master's Certificate

Major: Nursing
Concentration: Nursing Administration
Austin Peay State University
Credit Hours Required: 21

Program Description

The Post Master's Certificate in Nursing Administration 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 with Austin Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University, and The University of Memphis.

The program is designed to offer didactic/theory courses online through the universities and to coordinate practicum/clinical study in each student's home area when possible. The partnership model allows the universities to share their most valuable resources to enrich program offerings. Classes are taught by faculty from all of the 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).

Priority deadlines for admission are:

  • October 1 - Spring admission
  • February 1 - Summer admission
  • April 1 - Fall admission
Who Should Apply?

The Post Master's Nursing Administration Certificate is a formal study program for individuals who already hold a Master of Science in Nursing degree or a Master of Science in another field of nursing. Students interested in pursuing a dual concentration are advised to pursue a Nursing Post Master's Certificate.