Creighton University’s College of Nursing offers an Outcomes Management and Care Coordination Leadership Certificate for registered nurses (RN) who already hold an associate degree, diploma, or baccalaureate degree in nursing.  This 16 credit hour certificate can be completed through a 24-week on-line program.  All credit hours, earned in the Certificate Program can be applied toward the College of Nursing’s RN to BSN degree program.


Acceptance is based on the following requirements:

  1. Copy of current unencumbered RN license
  2. One letter of reference from your supervisor or director of most recent nursing employer.
  3. Personal statement stating reason for pursuing leadership certificate.
  4. The College is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant international students. The ability to speak and write correct grammatical English is imperative. All international applicants who are not native speakers of English or who have obtained a high school diploma or degree outside of the United States must present a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 600 on Paper-Based Test (PBT) or 100 on the Internet-Based Test (IBT). Score over two years old will not be accepted. Students must ask the ETS(testing agency) to send original TOEFL scores to Creighton University(Institutional Code 6121).  The College of Nursing reserved the right to require students to re-take the exam.  It is also at the discretion of the College of Nursing as to whether a TOEFL score is required of applicants who have earned a college degree from a United States university.

Certificate Requirements (16 credits):

NUR 300Transition to Online Baccalaureate Education1
Session I
NUR 315Outcomes Management & Care Coordination I: The Nurse's Role in Care Transition3
NUR 319Leadership Seminar I: Self-Inquiry1
Session II
NUR 335Outcomes Management & Care Coordination II: Teamwork & Collaboration3
NUR 340Leadership Seminar II: Exploration of Leadership1
Session III
NUR 345Leadership Seminar III: Systems-Based Leadership1
NUR 356Outcomes Management & Care Coordination III: Healthcare Environment3
NUR 360Research & Evidence-Based Practice3
Total Credits16