Prepares the graduate to assume greater responsibility across all levels of a healthcare organization in order to impact and improve systems and processes to improve patient outcomes. Upon completion, students are prepared to sit for the ANCC National Certification Exam of Nurse Executives.

Why Colby-Sawyer’s Post-Master’s Certificate Program
  • Learn from industry leading faculty
  • Free online application
  • 100% online
  • 8-week online courses
  • Enroll in one course at a time to maintain work/life balance
  • $600 per credit
  • Pause and re-start program seamlessly, as your schedule allows
  • Rolling admissions with multiple entry dates
  • Small classes with engaged faculty
Curriculum: 25 Credits
GNUR 520 3cr Health Care Delivery Systems
GNUR 530 3cr Role Development for the Nursing Management & Executive Leadership
GNUR 540 3cr Organizational Behavior in Healthcare
GNUR 545 3cr Principles of Business and Finance in Healthcare
Prerequisites: Graduate Level
Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Application Checklist
  • Complete Colby-Sawyer’s Online Application
  • Official transcript of all post-secondary education
  • Valid and active Registered Nurse license
  • Professional resume
  • Goal Statement
  • TOEFL or IELTS (for international applicants)

All online Colby-Sawyer College nursing students are required to have an active and unencumbered nursing license upon enrollment. There are restrictions in some states for programs that lead to professional licensure.

For additional information, please use this contact list to find contact information for each state’s Board of Nursing.

If you have specific questions, contact Dr. Kevin Finn, Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences;

Program Information