Post-Master’s Certificate in Health Systems Leadership
University of West Georgia

Program Details

The University of West Georgia offers an online nursing administration degree, the Post-Master's Certificate in Health Systems Leadership for nurses with master’s degrees who are seeking to advance their careers.  This 100% online degree combines business with healthcare, preparing students to be leaders in healthcare.  Courses cover a variety of topics designed to increase the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in nursing leadership positions in the always-changing healthcare environment.  Students examine:

  • Managed care/case management strategies
  • Outcome measurement
  • Quality improvement
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Implementing change in health delivery systems

Graduates are ready to take their careers beyond direct patient care to a broader field that improves the outcomes for all patients and the healthcare organization.

There are two tracks to choose between: Leader/Manager and Clinical Nurse Leader.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of West Georgia is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Current licensure as a RN in the United States
  • A Master of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited program