Certificate in Nursing Leadership and Management



    10 Jul, 2023

    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

Are you employed by one of our partners? Are you an inner-city teacher, a military veteran, a first-generation graduate student or an aspiring administrator? If so, you could be eligible for some of the $2.5M of scholarships and grants we provide in addition to our already low-cost programs.

Flexibility You Need

If you have graduate credits from another university or institution, you may be able to transfer these credits to fulfill ACE program requirements. Our Enrollment Counselors can help you evaluate your options. Also, our 24/7 support resources are here to help you complete your program and achieve your goals.


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.

10 Jul, 2023 Term

07 Jul, 2023

Application Due

07 Jul, 2023

Payment Due

10 Jul, 2023

Term Start

14 Jul, 2023

Unregister/Cancel Deadline

13 Aug, 2023

Term End

21 Aug, 2023 Term

02 Oct, 2023 Term

13 Nov, 2023 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

Program Admission Requirements

International Transcript Requirements

English as a Second Language Applicants

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