Online MSN: Nurse Administrator Post-Master’s Certificate

Gain the additional knowledge necessary to effectively manage personnel or groups and function as a member of an interdisciplinary executive-level team.

The MSN post-master’s certificates from Queens University of Charlotte were designed for nurses who hold an MSN or Master of Nursing degree and desire to expand career opportunities. In the Nurse Administrator post-master’s certificate program, you will enhance administrative skills and prepare to function as a member of an interdisciplinary executive-level team.

You will benefit from 100 percent online instruction from faculty with hands-on experience in the field, and affordable tuition. Choose to study part-time or full-time and complete your certificate in two semesters.

Career Outlook: Develop Your Administrative Skillset

Those who already earned an MSN or Master of Nursing degree can complete this certificate to open the door to new career opportunities. The Nurse Administrator post-master’s certification from Queens broadens your career opportunities by honing your ability to lead a team.

Clinical Nurse Manager


As a clinical nurse manager, you would coordinate nurses, work with hospital administration and implement new policies. The top 10 percent of clinical nurse managers earn more than $113,000 annually.1

Director of Nursing


As a director of nursing, you would oversee nursing staff and coordinate patient services to optimize patient safety and outcomes. The top 10 percent of nursing directors earn more than $127,000 annually.2

Other titles you may qualify for:

  • Director of clinical operations
  • Assistant director of nursing
  • Specialty clinic director
  • Vice president of clinical operations
  • Nurse executive

Nurse Administrator Post-Master’s Certificate Curriculum

The curriculum consists of 11 credit hours*. You will study leadership principles and practices, plus financial management for nurse leaders. Then, you will complete 225 practicum hours in your nurse administrator residency.

*Students who complete the integrated Nurse Administrator or Nurse Educator track and seek the alternate certificate are only required to take the additional 5-hour residency course.

Take charge of the health of your patients and the wellness of your organization with the Queens online Master of Science in Nursing program. Learn more about our Nurse Administrator Post-Master’s Certificate. Call us at 866-313-2356 to speak with an admissions representative, or request more information.


1. PayScale (Feb. 29, 2020). Average Clinical Nurse Manager Salary. Retrieved March 16, 2020 from

2. PayScale (Feb. 29, 2020). Average Nursing Director Salary. Retrieved March 16, 2020 from