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  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing Administration and Organizational Systems in Leadership NAOSL
  • Graduate Studies

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  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing Administration and Organizational Systems in Leadership (NAOSL)

    The Nursing Administration and Organizational Systems Leadership (NAOSL) Certificate prepares early career and current nurse leaders in the areas of nursing and healthcare leadership at the graduate level.  Advanced education in nursing administration and organizational systems leadership addresses the growing need for system-wide leadership within the healthcare industry.  This graduate certificate program emphasizes the key areas of leadership essential to successfully navigating complex healthcare systems while in a leadership role.  This program dovetails into the Master's of Science with a major in nursing, NAOSL emphasis for students wishing to continue their education and complete the full master's program.  Certificate contact information: Dr. Tracy Wright, wrighttr@mnstate.edu 

    Requirements (15 Credits)

    NURS 605 Healthcare Quality and Safety (3)

    NURS 606 Healthcare Delivery Systems, Policy, Financing, & Leadership (3)

    NURS 706 Organizational and Systems Leadership (4)

    NURS 644P NAOSL Practicum I (2)

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    NURS 645P NAOSL Practicum II (2)

    MHA 638 Health Information Systems (3)

  • Admission Requirements

    1. Online graduate application  
    2. $20 application fee for first time MSUM applicants
    3. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    4. BS or BA in Nursing from a NLN or CCNE accredited university
    5. Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or at least 3.25 for last 30 semester credits
    6. Nursing Application Form
    7. Documentation of current unencumbered RN license in U.S.
    8. 500 word essay on professional experience and future professional goals
    9. Three recommendations; 2 professional, 1 personal