Nursing Management & Leadership (Certificate)

This fully online, four course, 10-credit certificate program prepares nurses to take the AONL/AACN Certified Nurse Manager and Leader exam.

Curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of today's nurse leaders with content in:

  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Performance Improvement
  • Strategic Management & Technology


  • NU 413: Professional Role Development III
  • NU 414: Professional Role Development IV
  • NU 469: Healthcare Policy & Economics
  • BUS 311: Foundations of Management Theory

LC State BSN graduates can earn this certificate by taking one additional course: BUS 311. All courses are offered online in spring, summer & fall.

View course descriptions in the Catalog

Enrolling is Easy!

If you are a current BSN student:

  1. Let your academic advisor know of your intent to complete the certificate.
  2. The semester prior to graduation, you must complete a graduation application for both the BSN and the Certificate.

If you are not a current student and you are already a Registered Nurse:

  1. Apply to the college as a non-degree seeking student. (Apply Here)
  2. Email Dr. Krista Harwick ([email protected]) to advise of your intent to enroll.
  3. Download the Program Information Form (PIF) for Academic Certificates and submit to Trena Lawen ([email protected])