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Certificate in Nursing Leadership & Management

New at UW‑Green Bay

Take Your Expertise to the Next Level

More than ever, healthcare employers are looking for dedicated, experienced nurses who have that extra edge in the workplace. And, chances are, you recognize the need for more BSN nurses with strong leadership and management skills. With a Certificate in Nursing Leadership and Management from UW-Green Bay, that leader can be you.

Nurses at Aurora

Stackable

All 12 certificate credits apply to our 34-credit MSN in Nursing Leadership and Management.

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23% Job Growth

predicted for nursing leadership and management positions across the U.S. (Nursejournal.org January, 2021)

Cost

Look for the MSN in Nursing Leadership and Management cost per credit.  

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Open Doors

The Certificate That Opens Doors and Changes Careers

Key courses from UW-Green Bay’s renowned Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Management curriculum have been combined to create a Nursing Certificate in Leadership and Management. This 12-credit program, designed for BSNs, instills business savvy and leadership acuity, including:

  • Skills and habits of effective healthcare leaders
  • The business of healthcare, including how to create and manage budgets
  • Healthcare informatics and technology
  • Healthcare policy and change management
  • Human resources management and insights
  • Critical communications and relationship-building skills
UW-Green Bay Nursing Simulation Lab

Graduate-level Online Offering

Make a Bigger Impact in Healthcare — and Your Career

It’s a fact: The need for nursing leadership and management expertise is growing across the healthcare spectrum. Certification gives you, a BSN nurse, the leverage to move up in your organization or stand out in pursuit of a new leadership or management position.

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2 Years to Complete

Four 3-credit courses, one course at a time, earns our respected 12-credit certification. Because courses can be taken in any order, you may enroll for any semester.

Term Course
Fall of odd years
(2021, 2023, etc.)
NURSING 741: Theories of Organizational Behavior and Nursing Leadership
Spring of even years
(2022, 2024, etc.)
NURSING 745: Health Economics and Policy
Fall of even years
(2022, 2024, etc.)
NURSING 780: Financial Management for Nurses
Spring of odd years
(2023, 2025, etc.)
NURSING 760: Informatics for Nursing Leaders

Be a part of a
Patient-centered team

Foster health care transformation
You should enroll if you are a BSN-prepared nurse interested in or currently working as a leader or manager in any area of healthcare (prevention, acute, ambulatory, community, or long-term or end-of life care) or a related industry, like insurance or research.
 
Janet Reilly

Need for Leadership

“The recent pandemic and healthcare reform are two drivers of continual change in healthcare. BSN-prepared nurses need advanced skills in communication, human relations, business, and leadership to navigate such ongoing change, which this Certificate provides.

“Across the healthcare spectrum, from prevention to acute care to end-of-life care, there is a growing need for nursing expertise in leadership and management. This Certificate provides opportunity for a BSN nurse to enhance his or her skills and knowledge, while gaining leverage to move up or stand out in pursuit of a new leadership position or additional responsibilities.”

Janet Reilly, DNP, APNP-BC, RN
Certificate and MSN Chair at UW-Green Bay

Nicole Micolichek

Find Out More

Wondering if this program is right for you? Let us answer your questions and tell you more! And don’t forget to ask about the benefits of attending with a friend or co-worker. Call 920-465-2826 or email us.

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