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Post-Master’s Certificate for Nursing Administration


Post-Master's Certificate Programs


The School of Nursing offers eight post-master’s Certificate Programs for nurses who have a master’s degree in Nursing and who would like to take existing courses within the Master of Science degree in Nursing. At the completion of the course work, individuals who complete one of the Nurse Practitioner certificates will qualify to apply to the California Board of Registered Nursing for state certification as nurse practitioners and are eligible to sit for a national certification examination.

Admission Requirements for all Post-Master’s Certificate Programs:

  • Current California Registered Nurse License
  • Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN or MN)
  • Completion of a second application to the School of Nursing including 2 references and an essay
  • Completion of a basic recent physical assessment course
  • Satisfactory background check

Prior to entering the first clinical lab, students must have University liability insurance, a satisfactory background check, a current American Heart Association CPR card, a satisfactory annual physical examination, proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases, an initial 2 step Mantoux skin test and a chest X-ray if there is evidence of a positive TB skin test. Drug screening may be requested depending on agency requirements.

Post-Master’s Certificate for Nursing Administration


The School of Nursing offers a post-master’s Nursing Administration Certificate program. This program is for nurses who have a master’s degree in nursing and who would like to take courses in the Nursing Administration option, within the Master of Science Degree in Nursing.

Requirements for Award of the Certificate (31 units)


Students will qualify for the award of the Nursing Administration Post-Master’s Certificate after they have successfully completed the required certificate courses with a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Required Advanced Nursing Practice Core Courses (5 units)