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2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
  Jun 15, 2024
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Nursing Administration, Certificate

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The Certificate of Graduate Study in Nursing Administration is for students who hold a master’s degree in nursing and choose to pursue additional knowledge in the area of nursing administration.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge from core courses in the assessment of clients.
  • Integrate core and clinical course content in the diagnosis and treatment of clients.
  • To use core and clinical course content within the context of the community and to understand community as client.
  • To apply theory to practice problems, to analyze practice guidelines, and to conduct an evidence based practice project.
  • To understand laws governing advanced practice, to understand scope of practice, and to apply evidence based practice knowledge in treatment planning.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements include:

  1. a master’s degree from a nursing program that is nationally accredited;
  2. transcripts of all previous college studies;
  3. completed application to The Graduate School with the College of Nursing supplement;
  4. three letters of recommendation written by master’s or doctorally prepared nurses or physicians that address advanced nursing practice potential;
  5. current authorization to practice as SC Registered Nurse or possession of an unencumbered license in the state in which clinical practice will occur.

Certificate Requirements (18 Hours)

The certificate may be earned by completing the following requirements:

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