Graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership
University of Southern Mississippi

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership allows nurses to gain management skills for career advancement opportunities. The program is applicable to students with a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree in nursing.

Students in this nursing administration degree program learn how to manage human resources and budgets. Coursework explores changes that impact organizations, as well as the development and implementation of policies in healthcare and academic settings.

Course requirements include:

  • Policy and politics in healthcare
  • Quality and leadership in healthcare systems
  • Economics and finance in healthcare systems
  • Leadership and organizational theory

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must have graduated from an accredited bachelor's in nursing program and have an unencumbered RN license