Program Certificate in Nursing Administration Online

Gain an all-encompassing understanding for administrating healthcare organizations with this Certificate in Nursing Administration. You can expand your career opportunities in as few as six months.

Apply by: 12/21/22
Start class: 1/17/23

Program Overview

Consider the benefits of our online Program Certificate in Nursing Administration

Learn to successfully navigate the business of healthcare with the Lamar University Program Certificate in Nursing Administration. This program is ideal for nurses with a BSN or MSN in another field who want to prepare for higher-level roles.

Nurses who can utilize resources effectively to benefit healthcare organizations continue to be in high demand. In this ACEN-accredited certificate, you will gain credibility and valuable skills to improve the planning and organization of healthcare delivery, the ability to manage people and processes, and communication and leadership skills.

This affordable, accelerated nursing administration certificate covers directing and controlling healthcare delivery and in-depth development of your role as a nurse administrator. Other benefits: coursework counts toward your Lamar University MSN, and there are no clinicals or work experience associated with this certificate.

In this nursing administration certificate program, you will:

  • Understand financial management such as budgeting and accounting
  • Gain staffing expertise in personnel recruitment and management
  • Deepen your business strategy knowledge
  • Learn effective process Improvement strategies such as quality standards and measurement
  • Learn and understand healthcare marketing
  • Understand financial management such as budgeting and accounting
  • Gain staffing expertise in personnel recruitment and management
  • Deepen your business strategy knowledge
  • Learn effective process Improvement strategies such as quality standards and measurement
  • Learn and understand healthcare marketing

Career outcomes for the Program Certificate in Nursing Administration include:

  • Nurse Manager
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Traveling Nurse Consultant
  • Nurse Case Manager
  • Nurse Informatics
  • Nurse Manager
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Traveling Nurse Consultant
  • Nurse Case Manager
  • Nurse Informatics

Total Tuition $2,916*
Duration As few as 6 months
Credit Hours 9

*Distance learning fee is included in the tuition listed

Accreditation

The Master of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and program certificates in nursing at Lamar University in Beaumont, TX, are accredited through 2025 by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Contact ACEN by mail at 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, by phone at 404-975-5000 or visit acenursing.org.

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Tuition

Pay our budget-friendly tuition course by course

The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing the Program Certificate in Nursing Administration online. Our tuition is affordable and can be paid by the course.

Financial Aid

Ready to get started on your degree program online but need help finding ways to fund your education? We can help you discover student financing sources that include grants, loans and other payment options. Learn more about financial aid here.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $2,916*
Per Credit Hour $324

Calendar

Important dates to add to your calendar

Our online Program Certificate in Nursing Administration features multiple start dates to accommodate your busy schedule. Find the start date that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.

8 week coursesProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
Spring I1/17/2312/21/221/3/231/9/233/7/23
Spring II3/8/232/15/232/22/232/27/235/2/23

Now enrolling:

Apply Date 12/21/22
Class Starts 1/17/23

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Admissions

Important information to know before applying to our online program

The online Program Certificate in Nursing Administration has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online Application
  • Current RN License
  • BSN
  • 3.0 GPA

  • Current RN license
    • Submit documentation of your current, unencumbered, state-issued nursing license
  • Online application
    • Submit your application and one-time $25 application fee online
  • 3.0 GPA
    • Cumulative from last 60 hours
  • BSN degree
    • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • No GRE or MAT required

Send all required documents to:

Lamar University Online Admissions
PO Box 10017
Beaumont, TX 77710

OR

Submit electronically to [email protected]

*All applicants must submit official, sealed transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Lamar University Office of Admissions will no longer require community college transcripts for graduate applicants. Official transcripts from all other institutions will be required. However, if a department or program wishes to review a community college transcript for decision purposes, the department or program may directly request the applicant to submit the official community college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions for processing.

Courses

Discover what skills you will develop in our online Program Certificate in Nursing Administration

The Lamar University nursing administration certificate program consists of 9 credit hours.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Develop knowledge and skills relevant to leadership in healthcare organizations. Emphasis is on the role of the nurse as a nurse administrator.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Use quality improvement models as the foundation for directing and controlling healthcare delivery. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of human resources and budgeting processes.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Use midlevel change and systems theory as the foundation for planning and organizing healthcare delivery. Emphasis is placed on analysis of the mission, philosophy, strategic planning and organizational structures.

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