Outcomes Performance Management Certificate
Nursing Graduate Program in Health Systems Management (HSM)
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Outcomes Performance Management
The Outcomes Performance Certificate Program at the University of Detroit Mercy provides qualified nurses with an opportunity to gain specialty knowledge in important areas including patient outcomes, quality improvement, nursing informatics, and health systems management. Nurses working in or aspiring to positions in management, quality improvement, or 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 Master's Degree in Nursing in Health Systems Management. Those completing the certificates may choose to go on towards a Master's Degree in Nursing in Health Systems Management.
- NUR 5120 Quality Improvement and Strategic Planning for Health Professionals 3 cr.
- NUR 5300 Nursing Informatics 3 cr.
- NUR 5400 Management of Health Systems 3 cr.
- NUR 5600 Management of Patient Outcomes 3 cr.
Total 12 cr.
Course descriptions and more information about the program can be found in MSN Health Systems Management.
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
- An unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of 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 Outcomes Performance Management through our online process. For questions or assistance regarding the application process, contact Melinda Parsh at email@example.com 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.