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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administration Online

7 Months

12 Credit Hours

$494.44 per Credit Hour

5-10 Week Courses

7 Months

12 Credit Hours

$494.44 per Credit Hour

5-10 Week Courses

About the Program

Residents of these states are not eligible to enroll in this UTA accelerated online program: Louisiana, New York, North Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, and Wyoming. Students residing in these states who are currently enrolled in the program may continue without interruption.

Prepare for greater administrative responsibilities with a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administration from The University of Texas at Arlington. In this 100% online program, you will examine and analyze administrative and managerial roles in healthcare organizations, learn how to apply financial management concepts to financial planning, study leadership strategies in current healthcare systems, and more.

This accelerated program, taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, will equip you with the business skills and principles you need for leadership and management roles in healthcare. Designed for BSN-prepared nurses, the program is flexible to fit your working schedule and can be completed in as few as seven months.

We also offer a Master of Science in Nursing in Nursing Administration Online.

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Online Courses

In order to earn your Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administration online, you must complete four courses for a total of 12 credit hours.

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Duration: 5 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Considers development of theories of leadership and organizational behavior as applied to the healthcare arena.

Duration: 5 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Examine and implement administrative and managerial roles in healthcare organizations.

Duration: 5 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Analyze and apply financial management concepts to financial planning, budgeting, and reimbursement systems in healthcare. Prerequisite: NURS 5311.

Duration: 5 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Analyze leadership strategies in current and predicted healthcare systems including dimensions of workforce and workplace issues, leadership, and evidence-based decision making. Prerequisite: NURS 5311.

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Admissions

Residents of these states are not eligible to enroll in this UTA accelerated online program: Louisiana, New York, North Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, and Wyoming. Students residing in these states who are currently enrolled in the program may continue without interruption.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of all prerequisites, including a Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing from an ACEN- or CCNE-accredited program
  • GRE not required for students with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Undergraduate (basic) statistics course with a minimum grade of "C"
  • Probationary admission: GRE required for applicants with a 2.8-2.99 GPA with minimum score of 149 on the verbal section, 141 on the quantitative section, or 3.5 on the analytical writing section (best 2 of 3 sections)
  • Applicants must possess an unencumbered RN license. Two years of clinical experience in registered nursing is required
  • International students:
    • Must have two years clinical experience in a U.S. (or equivalent) healthcare system
    • Must have a TSE score of 40 or higher. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam is required if the applicant's native or first language is not English and if he or she does not hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution. TOEFL score requirement: minimum of 550 on paper-based test, 213 on computer-based test, or 79 on the internet-based test, plus achieve the following minimum scores for subtests: Writing, 22; Speaking, 21; Reading, 20; and Listening, 16; or IELTS minimum score of 7.0.
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Costs

Affordability You Can Count On at UTA

Program Per Credit Hour Per Course* Per Program
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administration $494.44 $1,483.32 $5,933.28

*Per-course tuition based on 3-credit hour courses.

Tuition Guarantee

The tuition deadline is the Friday (by 11:59 PM CT) before the course begins. If tuition is not paid before the deadline, you will be dropped from your course(s).

Starting Fall 2017, the accelerated online programs have new registration deadlines, please visit this updated Registration and Payment information for Accelerated Online Programs.

If you plan to use the UTA website to make payment, please note that it may be down for maintenance at any time. You may also contact Student Accounts at 817.272.2172 for additional information regarding payment.

Fees

All degrees are subject to application fees and graduation fees. Additional fees may apply.

Application Fees

A non-refundable fee as indicated below is required:

  • US Citizen and US Resident Alien Applicants with NO foreign college or university course work: $40
  • US Citizen and US Resident Alien Applicants WITH foreign college or university course work: $90
  • H1B International Applicants: $90

Payment Options

  • Pay by term
  • Financial aid is not available

Refund Policy

Students wishing to drop a course and maintain no financial responsibility must do so by 11:59 PM CT before the first class day. The official class day begins at 12:00 AM CT.

The refund policy for sessions of five weeks or less is as follows:

  • Before the first class day: 100 percent.
  • First class day: 80 percent.
  • Second class day: 50 percent.
  • After the second class day: No refunds.

The refund policy for sessions greater than five weeks but less than 10 weeks is as follows:

  • Before the first class day: 100 percent.
  • First class day through the third class day: 80 percent.
  • Fourth day through the sixth class day: 50 percent.
  • After the sixth day: No refunds.

The refund policy for sessions 10 weeks or greater is as follows:

  • Before the first class day: 100 percent.
  • First class day through the fifth class day: 80 percent.
  • Sixth day through the tenth class day: 70 percent.
  • Eleventh day through the fifteenth class day: 50 percent.
  • Sixteenth day through the twentieth class day: 25 percent.
  • After the twentieth day: No refunds.

The Academic Calendar indicates the deadlines to drop a course with a "W."

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