Nursing Leadership and Financial Management Certificate
Nursing Graduate Program in Health Systems Management (HSM)
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Nursing Leadership and Financial Management
The Nursing Leadership and Financial Management Certificate Program at the University of Detroit Mercy provides qualified nurses with an opportunity to gain specialty knowledge in important areas including budgeting, financing, human resource management, nursing leadership, and health systems issues that impact nursing. Nurses working in or aspiring to positions in management and other leadership areas will benefit from the knowledge and skills they will gain from this program. Those completing the certificates may choose to go on towards a Masters Degree in Nursing in Health Systems Management.
- NUR 5140 Leadership and Human Resource Management in Health Care 3 cr.
- NUR 5400 Management of Health Systems 3 cr.
- HSA 5010 Accounting Principles for Health Services Professionals 3 cr.
- HSA 5020 Financial Management of Health Service Facilities 3 cr.
Total 12 cr.
A baccalaureate degree in nursing or another field
A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75
A minimum of 2000 hours as a registered nurse in the state of Michigan
- An unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Michigan
One letter of professional recommendation from someone in a supervisory capacity
An autobiographical statement of personal goals and objectives
An interview with graduate faculty
Application to the program can be made to the HSM Certificate program in Leadership and Financial Management through our online process. For questions or assistance regarding the application process, contact Melinda Parsh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 313-993-1592.
Admission from HSM Certificate Program to HSM Masters Program
Students who complete the HSM certificate program are eligible for admission to the HSM master's program if they meet all admission criteria for the master's program. For entry into the master's program, candidates must have a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program. If the student's undergraduate cumulative GPA is less than 3.0, but they completed the HSM certificate with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, the student will not be required to take the GRE. All degree requirements must be completed within seven years.
A 40% tuition discount is currently being offered for the HSM Certificate and Master's Programs.
For More Information...
Contact Julia Stocker Schneider, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant Professor and Coordinator for the HSM Program at email@example.com or 313-993-1790.