Nurse Executive Certificate Overview

Nurse Executive Certificate Program Information

  • This is an CCNE-accredited program that can be completed online in 12 months.
  • It's a great option for working RNs with an MSN degree who have a passion for both teaching and the profession of nursing.
  • The curriculum is 14 credit hours. Among the topics covered are principles of economics, finance, organizational behavior, strategic planning and health care policy to the work environmen.
  • Courses are five weeks long, with one week off before the start of another course.
  •  Students can access courses at any time of the day and from anywhere with Internet access.

Nurse Executive Salary & Job Outlook

Nursing salaries for nurse executives vary widely in the U.S. and are based upon many factors including geography, job description, specialty and experience. O*Net indicates the median salary in 2012 in the United States for Medical and Health Services Managers was $88,580 per year, with a faster than average projected job growth until 2020  (20%-28%).

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