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Admission Requirements

The Post-Master's Certificate Program requires a baccalaureate and master's degree in nursing. This track is designed for students who hold a Masterís degree in nursing. Certification in Nursing Health Systems Management provides an additional focus in nursing administration beyond the initial Masterís preparation.

Program Description

This program prepares nurses to assume leadership positions in the complex and diverse environment of health services. The program provides students with nursing and business administration skills essential for success as managers and nurse executives.

  • Post-masterís study involves the completion of 18-19 credit hours of instruction
  • Clinical practicum placements to meet specific career goals of individual students, including acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care and community-home health care
  • 100% online and 50% online options available, full-time or part-time

Curriculum

Nursing Health Systems Management with a minor in Business

All students must take:

BUS 5433†Managerial Accounting†
BUS 5963 Management of Operations
BUS 5523 Management and Organization
BUS 5273 Human Resource Management

Each student may choose two from the following:

NURS 5544 Organizational Assessment Practicum
NURS 5543 Outcomes Assessment Practicum
NURS 5553 Fiscal Assessment Practicum

Nursing Health Systems Management with a minor in Health Care Administration

All students must take:

HCA 5223†† Organizational Theory
HCA 5911†† Pre Accounting
HCA 5513†† Financial Accounting
HCA 5533†† Managerial Accounting
HCA 5712†† Managing the Hospital Setting

Each student may choose two from the following:

NURS 5544 Organizational Assessment Practicum
NURS 5543 Outcomes Assessment Practicum
NURS 5553 Fiscal Assessment Practicum

U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Disclosure

Nursing - Health Systems Management†[pdf]

Contact

Dr. Susan Mellott
Nursing Health Systems Management Coordinator
smellott@twu.edu

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