John Casey BSN '16 made the most of his time as a student in Emmanuel's RN-to-BSN program, using every lesson as motivation to grow personally and professionally—from learning a foreign language, pursuing new certifications and taking up yoga.
Students must hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree to enroll in the Graduate Certificates in Nursing Education or Nursing Management. Both certificate programs require the completion of 15 credits. Students attend flexible classes in a modified accelerated nursing program while continuing to work.
Students take a minimum of 3 three-credit courses and 1 six-credit practicum at Emmanuel College.
View the 2017-2018 Academic Catalog to find nursing eduation and nursing management course titles, numbers and descriptions.
Each nursing certificate program's coursework and practicum prepare graduates for national certification exams, enabling them to gain the credentials needed to be leaders in the field.
Nurses prepare for positions as nurse educators who could be employed as faculty members, staff/professional development coordinators, unit based teachers, clinical educators (CNE's) and patient educators.
Graduates of the nursing education certificate program are eligible to seek national certification as nurse educators by the National League for Nursing (NLN).
Nurses prepare for leadership roles as nurse executives, nurse managers, nurse administrators, case managers and project directors who work in settings such as accountable care organizations, managed care, integrated care systems, hospitals, public health departments, clinics, health maintenance organizations, ambulatory care, long term care assisted living, hospices, home care, research units and parish nursing programs.
Graduates of the nursing management certificate program are eligible to seek national certification as nurse administrators, once they meet the work or consultation requirements outlined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).