Executive Certificate in Clinical Leadership Charting a New Direction In Nursing Leadership

21

Credit Hours

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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the certificate total

Are you an advanced practice nurse or nurse leader and interested in going further in your career? Maybe you want to pursue your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), but you’re not ready to take on a full doctorate. Liberty University’s Executive Certificate in Clinical Leadership is designed to give you a valuable credential in your field and prepare you for doctoral studies.

With this certificate, you can gain valuable knowledge in your field that can help you advance in your career and stand out among your peers. You will be taking doctoral-level nursing courses that can help you develop your research skills and your knowledge of theoretical application for nursing practice. Upon completion, this certificate can fully transfer into our DNP program or stand alone as an advanced credential in nursing.


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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty, our mission is Training Champions for Christ. In keeping with that mission, we strive for excellence in all that we do. By earning your Executive Certificate from Liberty University, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Flexibility | Each of your certificate courses is offered in a 100% online, 8-week format with 8 different start dates throughout the year. You can complete your certificate at your own pace while continuing to devote time to your family, work, and community.
  • Professors | Our professors are distinguished individuals who have worked in the field of nursing for years and earned terminal degrees. They are ready to partner with you as you complete your certificate and help you achieve academic, professional, and spiritual growth.
  • Transfer Opportunities | An exciting part about this Executive Certificate is that you can transfer all 21 credits directly into one of our doctoral degrees. This certificate allows you to get a jumpstart on your doctorate without committing to the program right away.

As a nurse, you understand the importance of continued learning and innovative research. Our Executive Certificate in Clinical Leadership is designed to provide you with some of the latest research ideas, applications, and information to help you continue to succeed and stand out as a leader among nurses.

Through this program, you can learn to translate evidence-based research into practice to improve patient safety and quality of care. You will also develop the skills needed to lead inter-professional teams and drive innovations to improve healthcare, systems, and policies.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Executive Certificate Full Time $595/Credit
Executive Certificate Part Time $650/Credit
Military Executive Certificate $300/Credit

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Military

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $300 per credit hour for Executive Certificate courses
  • Roll credits into the corresponding doctoral degree
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)