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    Aug 14, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Nurse Executive Practice Graduate Certificate


This graduate certificate prepares nurses for a nurse executive role. Nurse executive practice involves managing the delivery of care, management of resources, interdisciplinary collaboration, and application of technology, information systems, knowledge, and critical thinking.

Campus Code

Distance Education

Graduate Certificate Type

Stand-Alone

Add-On

Admissions Standards/Procedures

A master’s degree in nursing is required for admission.

Apply for the certificate by submitting an online certificate application through the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Academic Standards

The College of Nursing will observe the following grading scale:

A   =  92 – 100 4 quality points
B+ =  88 – 91 3.3 quality points
B   =  83 – 87 3 quality points
C+ =  78 – 82 2.3 quality points
C   =  75 – 77 2 quality points
D   =  67 – 74 1 quality point
F   =  66 or below 0 quality points

Credit Hours Required

Minimum of 12 graduate credit hours; most students complete between 16-20

Required Courses

Non-Course Requirements

To receive the certificate, students must:
1) complete the Graduate Certificate Course Verification Form (located on the Graduate School webpage under the Forms Central tab) and
2) through MyUTK, apply to graduate from the certificate program.