Nursing Management Certificate

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Online Certificate Program for Nurses in Scranton, PA

If you are a nurse who aspires to a supervisory role, this 12-credit online nursing certificate program can help you demonstrate your initiative, learn management skills and enhance credentials on your resume. This nurse management certificate program can provide you with an understanding of the basics of health care organizations and administration; show you how to analyze and manage health care data; and help you apply the latest techniques of personnel management while study at your convenience.

The four courses included in the Nursing Management Certificate Program are:


Organization and Administration for the Nurse Manager - 3 credits

Introduction to organizational theory and principles of practice in the administration of nursing services and patient care. 

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Data Management for Nurse Managers - 3 credits To be determined. To be determined.
Nursing management of Human Resources  - 3 credits To be determined. To be determined.
Seminar for Nurse Managers - 3 credits To be determined. To be determined.

Admission and Application

Who Should apply:  If you have a valid RN license and wish to enhance your professional credentials or take courses that will provide an introduction to the RN to BSN in Penn State's nursing degree program.

There is no application fee for nurses applying for the certificate through Penn State Scranton’s Center for Business Development and Community Outreach. This applies to non-degree undergraduate students only and is only applicable for those seeking the certificate.

NOTE: These are credit courses and all current tuition rates apply. 

Note: The University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.