Transformational Leadership in Nursing (CAS)

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The 18 credit hour Post-Master’s in Transformational Leadership in Nursing is designed as an option for graduate students who already hold a Master’s degree in Nursing. It is designed for middle managers as an online program with onsite residency requirements. The certificate is expected to be completed on a part-time basis over 4 semesters.

The Transformational Leadership in Nursing Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate is designed to prepare nurses as leaders in today’s healthcare system to advance nursing practice, transform work environments, and safeguard cost effective, quality care within health care organizations. A variety of practicum experiences are integrated for a total of 160 practicum hours with nurse leaders as mentors to assure an array of leadership experiences in the practice arenas.

Graduates of this transformational leadership program will be prepared to sit for ANCC’s Nurse Executive Certification Examination which is nationally recognized in the profession. The Transformational Leadership Advanced Certificate program also provides a strong foundation for doctoral study, scholarship, and research.

For academic questions/information contact:
Darlene Del Prato, PhD, RN, CNE
Transformational Leadership Program Coordinator
(315) 792-7283 |

For admissions questions/information contact:
Alicia Foster
Director of Graduate Admissions
(315) 792-7347 |

Please note:
This program requires an internship, field experience, study abroad component, or clinical experience requirement. Students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal history may impede their ability to complete the requirements of certain academic programs and/or to meet licensure requirements for certain professions. If applicants have concerns about this matter please contact the Vice President for Student Affairs' Office at (315) 792-7505.


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