Dec 10, 2018  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Nursing, Nursing Administration, Graduate Certificate*


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General Program Information


Graduate School Contact:

Jessimine Strauss; straussj@etsu.edu; (423) 439-6158

Dr. Myra Clark, PhD, FNP-C, Associate Dean of Graduate Nursing Programs

207 Roy S. Nicks Hall
Box 70658
(423) 439-4589
e-mail: clarkml2@etsu.edu

Dr. Donna Fraysier, Graduate Coordinator

292 Roy S. Nicks Hall
(423) 439-4321
e-mail: fraysierd@etsu.edu 

The Nursing Administration certificate offers a Post-Master’s certificate for nurses who have completed a Master of Science in Nursing degree. This customized special studies concentration provides education and training in the nurse administrator role. The Certificate Program provides an individualized experience through which students gain a strong foundation in: complex systems, organizational theory, financial management, and leadership practice.

For application terms and deadlines please refer to the College of Nursing website.

Admission Requirements


Admission to the program will be based on competitive selection from the pool of applicants who meet the School of Graduate Studies admission requirements from the designated home school. Additional admission requirements for the Nursing Administration Certificate Program include:

  1. A master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program (NLNAC or CCNE);
  2. Eligibility to practice as a Registered Nurse in Tennessee or the state in which clinical assignments are completed; 
  3. Overall MSN GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; 
  4. TOEFL score of at least 600 if native language is not English or equivalent other forms of TOEFL or other exams; 
  5. A written document prepared by the applicant that includes a resume, a discussion of prior professional experience, future career goals, and reasons for pursuing the certificate program. 
  6. Letters of recommendation from at least three persons (a minimum of one academic) familiar with the applicant’s academic and professional background and experience in nursing practice.

Nursing Administration, Graduate Certificate Degree Requirements: 21 credits


Requirements 21 credits
TOTAL 21 credits

Gainful Employment


*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see https://www.etsu.edu/gradstud/gainfulemployment/nursingadministrationpostmasters.html

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