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  • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Leadership in Health Systems Management


    This accredited online certificate program provides a four-course grouping of classes from the MSN in Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Management curriculum. These classes provide essential skills for supervisory and management positions that will help you perform in expanded roles and grow as an emerging leader.

    Upon completion of the program, you'll have 12 graduate level credits from a CCNE-approved Master's in Nursing Program that can be used towards a master's degree at Drexel or any other university.

    For questions, please contact:

    Jillian Randall
    Academic Advisor
    267.359.5692
    jnr56@drexel.edu


    State restrictions may apply to some programs.

    Curriculum

    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Required Courses  
    NURS 557 Leadership and Stewardship in the Health Professions 3.0
    NURS 558 Economics of Healthcare Management & Policy 3.0
    NURS 559 Operations Management in Contemporary Healthcare Organizations 3.0
    Select one of the following: 3.0
    NURS 562
    Workforce Management in Healthcare Organizations  
    NURS 564
    The Business of Healthcare  
    NURS 567
    Strategic Management: Power, Politics and Influence in Healthcare Systems  
    Total Credits 12.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from program fully accredited by National League of Nursing (NLN) and/or American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN.) The accrediting body for NLN is ACEN and the accrediting body for the American Association Colleges of Nursing is CCNE.
    • 2.75 GPA or above on all previous coursework
      • Current, unrestricted United States RN license

      Required Documents

      With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

      • A completed application
      • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
      • One professional letter of recommendation from either previous or immediate supervisors or former faculty members who can attest to your clinical knowledge, skill, and potential aptitude for graduate study.
        • References will not be accepted from colleagues or family members.
      • Personal statement (800 to 1,600 words) that will give the admissions committee a better understanding of:
        • Why you are choosing this particular track
        • How your current work experience will enhance your experience in this program, and
        • Your plans upon completing the degree
      • Resume
      • A copy of your United States RN license (License verification from your nursing license registry website is acceptable)
      • Additional requirements for International Students

      Tuition

      The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $940 per credit. (A 10% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1044 per credit)


      • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
      • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
        • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
        • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
        • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
        • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

       

      Academic Calendar

      2017-2018 Academic Year

      Term

      Classes Begin

      Classes End

      Exams Begin

      Exams End

      Fall 2017

      September 25, 2017

      December 9, 2017

      December 11, 2017

      December 16, 2017

      Winter 2018

      January 8, 2018

      March 17, 2018

      March 19, 2018

      March 24, 2018

      Spring 2018

      April 2, 2018

      June 9, 2018

      June 11, 2018

      June 15, 2018

      Summer 2018

      June 25, 2018

      September 1, 2018

      September 4, 2018

      September 8, 2018

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