Advance Your Nursing Career

Advance your professional standing in the nursing field with a comprehensive array of educational opportunities at the University of Michigan-Flint’s School of Nursing. In addition to the unique Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Simulation, UM-Flint also offers an array of undergraduate nursing certificate programs that can significantly enhance your resume and earning potential. These undergraduate certificates are designed to provide you with specialized skills and knowledge, setting the stage for new career opportunities and advancement.

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Both the graduate and undergraduate certificates at UM-Flint are structured with flexibility in mind. The undergraduate certificate programs are offered entirely online, allowing you to balance your education with personal and professional commitments. On the other hand, the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Simulation is an innovative blend of online learning and hands-on experience, including a mandatory two-day residency at our world-class simulation center.

The nursing certificate programs are available to two types of applicants:

  • Practicing nurses
  • Students pursuing BSN degrees at UM-Flint

Nursing Leadership and Management Certificate

The Nursing Leadership and Management Certificate helps you develop leadership skills. The curriculum includes one course in health policy for nursing, two in nursing leadership and management, and one that you choose from nearly a dozen options.

Nursing Case Management Certificate

The Nursing Case Management Certificate validates your knowledge of case management, which is constantly evolving due to rapidly changing expectations of clients, providers, and payers. The certificate includes two courses about case management in health care and single courses in health policy for nursing and community health nursing.

Nursing and Healthcare Informatics Certificate

The Nursing and Healthcare Informatics Certificate helps you become a powerful resource to improve the standard of care as you learn to track health data and clinical outcomes that lead to improved patient safety and quality of care. The certificate includes two courses in nursing and healthcare informatics and single courses in health care technology and legal and ethical applications of health information.

Healthcare Simulation Graduate Certificate

The Healthcare Simulation Graduate Certificate is designed to enhance your expertise in creating realistic healthcare simulations that elevate the level of training and education for healthcare professionals. Through the curriculum, you will learn to design, implement, and evaluate simulation-based learning experiences with the aim of improving patient outcomes and ensuring the highest quality of care. This certificate program includes comprehensive instruction in healthcare simulation, covering multiple courses that emphasize the development of practical simulation scenarios, the integration of technology in simulation, and the understanding of the legal and ethical considerations in healthcare simulation.

Nursing Programs at UM-Flint

In addition to the certificate programs, UM-Flint’s School of Nursing offers a wide variety of graduate programs. They lead to master’s degrees, doctoral degrees, or graduate certificates:

All nursing degree and certificate programs at the University of Michigan-Flint are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

UM-Flint’s College of Health Sciences offers two master’s degree programs of its own that complement those offered by the School of Nursing: the Master of Science in Physician Assistant and the dual Master of Science in Physician Assistant/Master of Business Administration.

Take the Next Step in Your Nursing Career Today

If you’re ready to boost your resume and increase your earning potential, apply to a University of Michigan-Flint Undergraduate Nursing Certificate program today. To learn more, you can request information or schedule an appointment to discuss the programs.