The Post-Master's Graduate Certificates in the Mary Black College of Nursing are designed to provide greater knowledge for practicing nurses with a Master of Science from an accredited school.
The Post-Master's in Nursing: Nursing Leadership is based on the competencies from the American Organization of Nursing Leadership (AONL). Upon completion of the requirements, the students will be qualified to become nationally certified as Executives in Nursing Practice.
At the completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:
- Integrate critical reasoning, theoretical and evidence-based knowledge, and nursing skills in information and healthcare technology to improve patient outcomes.
- Employ skilled communication to develop and lead patient centered, interprofessional teams and advocate for patient centered and culturally responsive care among diverse patient populations.
- Demonstrate transformative leadership by blending strong evidence and clinical expertise in the provision of safe high-quality advanced nursing practice.
- Analyze the effect of policy across healthcare organizations and systems and act as a change agent to advocate for health policies focused on improving the wellbeing of the community.