Jun 15, 2024  
ACE Catalog - Volume 40 
ACE Catalog - Volume 40 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Leadership and Management Certificate

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Master’s Level Certificate

Certificate Description

The Nursing Leadership and Management Certificate will prepare the nurse leader to model organizational and systems leadership skills that asserts ethical and critical decision making, collaborative inter-professional relationships, responsible fiscal stewardship, and principles of quality improvement. The program will foster competencies in leadership and the use of technology and information systems to support quality improvement and outcomes.

Certificate Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the elements of human caring and legal and ethical principles into the role of the nurse executive.
  2. Integrate theory, evidence, and inter-professional perspectives to improve nursing practice, and outcomes within systems. 
  3. Contribute to efficient management of financial and human resources in the development, delivery, and the evaluation of patient-centered care. 
  4. Apply quality improvement methods, tools, and performance measures to guide patient centered care and inform organizational decision making.
  5. Apply effective communication techniques including use of technology in the role of the nurse leader. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the ACE Department of Nursing is to educate and inspire nursing students to become exceptional health care providers, educators, and leaders who use forward thinking, evidence-based innovation, and collaboration to transform health outcomes, organizations, and systems within a global society.


  • This program is neither designed nor approved (as of the publication date of this Catalog) to prepare students for licensure, certification, or endorsement in any state.
  • Check availability in your state on the Programs by State section of the ACE website.

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