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Graduate Certificates in Nursing Administration

89 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A graduate certificate in nursing administration is offered at 73 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 33% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.1% of nursing administration graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Nursing Administration Majors

In 2018-2019, 89 earned their graduate certificate in nursing administration. This makes it the 9th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nursing administration at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 7,493
Bachelor’s Degree 827
Doctor’s Degree 341
Associate’s Degree 316
Graduate Certificate 89
Basic Certificate 5

Earnings of Nursing Administration Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for nursing administration majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in nursing administration. About 86.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 12
Women 77
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Nursing Administration

The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing administration graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 53
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 15
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Administration Graduate Certificate Students

There are 73 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in nursing administration. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
43 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Washington State University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for nursing administration majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 31,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,953 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,493 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 43 graduate certificates were handed out to nursing administration majors at Wazzu. About 77% of this group were women, and 35% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Walden University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
16 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Walden University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,428 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,039 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their graduate certificate in nursing administration from Walden University. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#3

American Sentinel University

Aurora, Colorado
6 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

American Sentinel University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,540 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their graduate certificate in nursing administration from American Sentinel University. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Nebraska Medical Center comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,040 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,964 per year.

The nursing administration program at University of Nebraska Medical Center awarded 5 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southern New Hampshire University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in nursing administration. Each year, around 113,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,756 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,810 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 graduate certificates were handed out to nursing administration majors at SNHU. Of these students, 67% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Gardner - Webb University

Boiling Springs, North Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gardner - Webb University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in nursing administration. Each year, around 3,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,220 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,000 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their graduate certificate in nursing administration from Gardner - Webb. About 50% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Vanderbilt University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,624 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their graduate certificate in nursing administration from Vanderbilt. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#6

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Rhode Island College is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,218 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,722 per year.

The nursing administration program at Rhode Island College awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#6

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

University Park, Pennsylvania
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,484 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,682 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their graduate certificate in nursing administration from Penn State World Campus.

#10

Missouri Western State University

Saint Joseph, Missouri
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Missouri Western State University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,096 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,188 per year.

The nursing administration program at Missouri Western State University awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Oklahoma - Health Sciences Center comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,788 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,119 per year.

The nursing administration program at University of Oklahoma - Health Sciences Center awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#10

University of South Alabama

Mobile, Alabama
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of South Alabama comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,896 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,956 per year.

The nursing administration program at University of South Alabama awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Kent State University at Kent is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,602 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,766 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to nursing administration majors at Kent State.

#10

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for nursing administration majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of West Georgia. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,338 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in nursing administration from University of West Georgia. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#10

Robert Morris University

Moon Township, Pennsylvania
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Robert Morris University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in nursing administration. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in nursing administration from RMU.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for nursing administration majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,422 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,955 per year.

The nursing administration program at Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#10

Bryan College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, Nebraska
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for nursing administration majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Bryan College of Health Sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,867 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,991 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in nursing administration from Bryan College of Health Sciences.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing administration that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Family Practice Nursing 1,108
Mental Health Nursing 633
Registered Nursing 410
Adult Health Nursing 270
Nursing Education 198

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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