The online Graduate Certificate in Nurse/Health Care Executive program from Old Dominion University prepares students for leadership roles as nurses or health care executives within healthcare organizations, hospitals, and ambulatory care settings. Coursework focuses on:
Leadership in complex organizations
The best use of informatics and healthcare technology
The design and use of competitive resources
How to apply evidence-based management for quality healthcare
A current unencumbered/unrestricted license as a registered nurse in Virginia or a Compact State.
A bachelor of science in nursing (or RN with a bachelor's degree in a related field).
Satisfactory completion of an undergraduate statistics course and an undergraduate physical/health assessment course.
One year of current clinical nursing experience, preferably post-baccalaureate.
If GPA is below 3.5, then satisfactory achievement on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) taken in the past five years.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education (CCNE)
This program is not available in the following states: Washington.
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