Nov 26, 2022  
University Catalog 2022-2023 
University Catalog 2022-2023

Post-Master’s Certificate for Nursing Administration

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General Information

The Patricia A. Chin 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.

Admission Requirements

  • 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 (within five years) physical assessment course unless currently certified and practicing as a nurse practitioner*
  • 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.

* Prerequisites (12 units) required for nurses with other Master’s degrees to entry for Certified Nurse Practitioners:

NURS 5280 , NURS 5660 , NURS 5720 , NURS 5730  

Requirements for Award of the Certificate

Students will qualify for the award of the Nursing Administration Post-Master’s Certificate after they have successfully completed the 19 units of required certificate courses with a 3.0 or higher GPA.

U.S. Department of Education
Gainful Employment Disclosure  

Notice to Students Regarding Professional Licensure and Certification  

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