Nursing Innovation Post-Masters Certificate Overview Drexel University's online Nursing Innovation Post-Masters Certificate is designed for nurses already accredited with an MSN degree who would like to gain expertise in innovative health care management. The program can generally be completed in one year of part-time study.This is an exclusive program for highly-disciplined and independent-thinking nurses who seek to re-invent and transform current nursing practice. The curriculum emphasizes entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial approaches to advanced nursing practices and focuses on models, methods, environments and processes that will give students the tools to redesign and improve healthcare systems big and small. The program includes a substantial capstone project that demonstrates innovation and pushing the creative boundaries in nursing practice.Graduates go on to fill innovative and problem-solving roles as clinicians, educators, administrators and clinical scientists, or choose to move toward the business environment of healthcare.Program FeaturesSynchronous online lectures are offered in a highly-interactive online learning method that challenges and engages studentsFully accredited curriculum by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*An experienced and board certified faculty from Drexel's acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions For questions, please contact:Amy Pelak Rothstein Student Services Manager 267.359.5692 firstname.lastname@example.org*The master's programs at Drexel University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.**This program is not currently accepting applications from students living in Iowa, Louisiana, or Wisconsin.**Students living in North Carolina may be admitted to the program, however cannot complete their clinical practicum requirements in the state of North Carolina. Clinicals may be completed in a neighboring state.**NEW YORK RESIDENTS: Clinical rotations cannot be completed in the state of New York. Curriculum Required Courses NURS 586Innovation in Advanced Nursing Practice: Theory and Application3.0NURS 587Case Studies in Intra/Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Nursing3.0NURS 588The Nurse as Intra/Entrepreneur and Consultant3.0NURS 636Capstone Project I3.0NURS 637Capstone Project II3.0NURS 638Capstone Project III3.0NURS 669Professional Seminar for Advance Practice Nurses1.0Total Credits19.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria Master of Science in Nursing from program fully accredited by National League of Nursing (NLN) and/or American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN.) The accrediting body for NLN is ACEN and the accrediting body for the American Association Colleges of Nursing is CCNE. 2.75 GPA or above on all previous coursework Current, unrestricted United States RN licenseRequired DocumentsA completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendation from either previous or immediate supervisors or former nursing faculty members who can attest to your clinical knowledge, skill and potential aptitude for graduate study References will not be accepted from colleagues or family membersPersonal statement (800 to 1,600 words) that will give the admissions committee a better understanding of: Why you are choosing this particular trackHow your current work experience will enhance your experience in this program, andYour plans upon completing the degreeResume including specific details of your responsibilities and job experiencesA copy of your United States RN license (License verification from your nursing license registry website is acceptable)Additional requirements for International StudentsHow to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $887 per credit. (A 10% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $985 per credit) This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for a Innovation in Advanced Nursing Practice Post-Masters Certificate Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.