To become a healthcare administrator, you need strong business and management skills, along with the ability to resolve conflicts and make crucial decisions. Learn how to become a solid leader and take your Master’s of Science in Nursing degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice to the next level without having to pursue a full healthcare management or administration degree.
What You'll Learn
Our Leadership in Healthcare Systems post graduate certificate program will teach you how to promote and preserve healthy communities through financial management, human resource management, and quality and safety analysis within the healthcare system. You’ll learn about state and federal laws and regulations, how to develop and implement strategic plans in healthcare, and how to use data to improve patient outcomes. See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.
Jacksonville University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone 404-679-4501) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The Keigwin School of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
As a leader in healthcare systems, you can become eligible for a number of positions. Some, such as Chief Nursing Officer and Nursing Administrator, draw directly on your nursing background. Other positions with a management and administrative focus include Clinical Manager, Health Service Manager, Program Administrator, Healthcare Executive, Health Administrator and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Time to Complete
Weeks per class
Years to Complete
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