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2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Seneca is delivering this program in an online format in January 2021. Learn more about technical requirements for online learning.

About the Program

This eight-month graduate certificate program is designed to meet the needs of nurses currently employed or aspiring to be employed in leadership and management roles within health-care settings. This program builds foundational leadership and management skills to prepare students for roles as nursing administrators and nurse managers.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation)
  • Communications
  • Documentation
  • Jurisprudence

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options in hospitals and long-term care facilities, such as:
  • Unit leaders
  • Charge nurses
  • Administration roles
  • Management roles

Professional Certification/ Affiliation

This course of study will enhance the ability to meet some of the competencies required to write board exams, such as the NCLEX and CPRNE.