Certificate in Nursing Leadership and Management



    08 Jan, 2024

    7 Months



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Certificate in Nursing Leadership and Management

Are you a nurse with your eye on a leadership role? Are you a new nursing manager or director and want to enhance your skills and marketability? If nursing leadership is your goal, this is the program for you. This graduate-level certificate program will prepare you for the challenges you’ll face as a leader in today’s complex and demanding healthcare environment. Discover how to model leadership that reflects ethical and critical decision-making, collaborative relationships, responsible fiscal stewardship, and principles of quality improvement.

Why ACE?

Quality You Expect

Our accredited programs are designed for working professionals who want a quality education. We’re committed to delivering high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application.

Low Cost You Deserve

Because we’re 100% online, you only pay for the cost of delivering your education, not infrastructure like buildings or dorms. In fact, our affordability allows most of our students to graduate with no debt. We also offer over $2 million in scholarships and grants every year.

Flexibility You Need

Complete your coursework any time and anywhere there’s an internet connection. You’ll have access to academic resources 24/7, and highly responsive faculty and librarians. You decide how we fit into your life, not the other way around.


We believe in full transparency with our total cost of attendance. No hidden fees. No surprises along the way.

Total Cost Certificate in Nursing Leadership and Management

Total Tuition

15 semester credits x $235 per credit



$50 Application Fee
$100 Conferral Fee
$600 Technology and Library Fee
(15 Semester Credits X $40 per Credit)


Total Program Cost


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Program Details


Focus of Study

Start Dates

With flexible start dates, you can begin your program when it’s best for you.

08 Jan, 2024 Term

05 Jan, 2024

Application Due

05 Jan, 2024

Payment Due

08 Jan, 2024

Term Start

12 Jan, 2024

Unregister/Cancel Deadline

11 Feb, 2024

Term End

19 Feb, 2024 Term

08 Apr, 2024 Term

20 May, 2024 Term


Here are just some of the courses you’ll take when working towards this program. Visit the College Catalog to see all courses.


Patient-Centered Care

3 Semester Credits


Leadership and Management Theory in Nursing

3 Semester Credits


Management of Financial Resources in Nursing

3 Semester Credits


Relationships Through Communication

3 Semester Credits


Knowledge of the Healthcare Environment

3 Semester Credits

Admission Requirements

ACE General Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

International Transcript Requirements

English as a Second Language Applicants

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