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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administration Online

Gain a deeper understanding of budgets, management best practices and healthcare regulations, and prepare to lead in a healthcare setting.

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Program Overview

Prepare for greater administrative responsibilities with a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administration from The University of Texas at Arlington. In this 100% online program, you will examine and analyze administrative and managerial roles in healthcare organizations, learn how to apply financial management concepts to financial planning, study leadership strategies in current healthcare systems, and more.

Why Choose UTA Online:

icon $5,933.28 Total Tuition
icon As few as 7 months Program Duration
icon 12 Credit Hours
icon $5,933.28 Total Tuition
icon As few as 7 months Program Duration
icon 12 Credit Hours

Residents of certain states may not be eligible to enroll in all UTA accelerated online programs. See program map for details. Currently enrolled students who reside in ineligible states may continue in their program without interruption.

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This accelerated program, taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, will equip you with the business skills and principles you need for leadership and management roles in healthcare. Designed for BSN-prepared nurses, the program is flexible to fit your working schedule and can be completed in as few as seven months.

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Tuition

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$5,933.28 Total Tuition
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$1,483.32 Per Course*
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$494.44 Per Credit Hour

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Calendar

Our Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administration online program offers multiple start dates throughout the year.

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Course Start Application Deadline All Supporting Documents Due Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline Session
1/14/2019 12/14/2018 12/14/2018 1/9/2019 1/11/2019 Spring
2/25/2019 1/25/2019 1/25/2019 2/20/2019 2/22/2019 Spring
4/8/2019 3/8/2019 3/8/2019 4/3/2019 4/5/2019 Spring
5/20/2019 4/19/2019 4/19/2019 5/15/2019 5/17/2019 Summer
7/1/2019 5/31/2019 5/31/2019 6/26/2019 6/28/2019 Summer
8/12/2019 7/12/2019 7/12/2019 8/7/2019 8/9/2019 Fall
9/23/2019 8/23/2019 8/23/2019 9/18/2019 9/20/2019 Fall
11/4/2019 10/4/2019 10/4/2019 10/30/2019 11/1/2019 Fall

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Admissions

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation admission process is the first step towards changing your life and enriching the lives of others. Familiarize yourself with these admission requirements, along with information on required documentation.

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  • Completion of all prerequisites, including a Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing from an ACEN- or CCNE-accredited program
  • GRE not required for students with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Undergraduate (basic) statistics course with a minimum grade of "C"
  • Probationary admission: GRE required for applicants with a 2.8-2.99 GPA with minimum score of 149 on the verbal section, 141 on the quantitative section, or 3.5 on the analytical writing section (best 2 of 3 sections)
  • Applicants must possess an unencumbered RN license. Two years of clinical experience in registered nursing is required
  • International students:
    • Must have two years clinical experience in a U.S. (or equivalent) healthcare system
    • Must have a TSE score of 40 or higher. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam is required if the applicant's native or first language is not English and if he or she does not hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution. TOEFL score requirement: minimum of 550 on paper-based test, 213 on computer-based test, or 79 on the internet-based test, plus achieve the following minimum scores for subtests: Writing, 22; Speaking, 21; Reading, 20; and Listening, 16; or IELTS minimum score of 7.0.

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Courses

In order to earn your Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administration online, you must complete four courses for a total of 12 credit hours.

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NURS 5311: Nursing Management in the Healthcare Environment

Duration: 5 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Considers development of theories of leadership and organizational behavior as applied to the healthcare arena.

NURS 5339: Roles and Functions of the Nurse Administrator (90 hours of clinical application required)

Duration: 5 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Examine and implement administrative and managerial roles in healthcare organizations.

NURS 5341: Financial Management in Nursing (45 hours of clinical application required)

Duration: 5 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Analyze and apply financial management concepts to financial planning, budgeting, and reimbursement systems in healthcare.

NURS 5343: Nursing Leadership and Complex Healthcare Systems

Duration: 5 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Analyze leadership strategies in current and predicted healthcare systems including dimensions of workforce and workplace issues, leadership, and evidence-based decision making.

*Per-course tuition based on 3 credit-hour courses.

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