Graduate Certificate in Nursing Administration
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is designed for registered nurses with a bachelor's degree who desire to enhance their administrative skills and possibly obtain a more challenging and higher paying title. Coursework explores areas such as:

  • Program improvement and evaluation
  • ​Theory and application of organizational behavior to nursing systems
  • Health informatics, budgeting, and financial management
  • ​Strategic planning and decision making in nursing


  • Current unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Current license in North Carolina or a compact state or the state identified by faculty for clinical practice before enrollment. OR Graduation from a post secondary level Nursing Program (United States RN Registration not required)
  • Baccalaureate degree from a nationally accredited nursing program
  • An essay (statement of purpose)
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

UNC Charlotte does NOT guarantee that programs that fulfill North Carolina licensure requirements will necessarily satisfy the criteria of professional boards in other states or territories. Students from outside North Carolina who are considering a profe