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health systems administration certificate

Health Systems Administration

This certificate program is designed for nurses who want to expand their roles and pursue more senior, administrative positions. Students take 12 credits, with courses that span finance, legal issues and multiple systems. Those admitted are not matriculated for a graduate degree, but may choose to be at any time during the program. All courses are offered online.


  • TOP 75 US News Ranking of Grad. Nursing Programs
  • 80% Full-time Faculty with Doctoral Degrees
  • 19% Anticipated R.N. Job Growth by 2022
  • 12% Male Graduate Nursing Students
Students By the Numbers PA
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“Seton Hall’s Health Systems Administration program shaped not just my leadership skills, but also my ability to help my employer improve outcomes and reduce costs.”

Teresa Conder,’06, M.S.N., ’12, R.N.
Nurse Manager, Gramercy Surgery Center


Students take four master's-level courses to complete this certificate: Nursing and Health Systems Administration; Financial Management of Health Care Systems; Legal and Risk Management Issues in Health Care; and Managed Care and Reimbursement Systems. This unique curriculum integrates coursework with clinical experiences ensuring that students are ready to meet the challenges of the reformed healthcare environment.


Our faculty members are the backbone of the College of Nursing. They connect with other professional nurses - both nationally and internationally - to stay at the forefront of nursing practice. They actively conduct research at Seton Hall, all while working with students to help them reach their full potential.

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Mary Fortier
Adjunct Professor - Undergraduate Dept.
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Afua Ampiaw
Instructor - Undergraduate Dept.
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Maryanne Barra-Schneider
Clinical Associate Professor
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Maureen Byrnes
Maureen Byrnes
Clinical Assistant Professor – Undergraduate Department
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Where Nurses Are Inspired to Become Leaders

Seton Hall University's College of Nursing has a mission to educate practitioners of nursing - from baccalaureate-prepared generalists to advanced practitioners - who aspire to be innovators and leaders in the nursing profession. Established in 1937, the College offered New Jersey's first baccalaureate nursing program. It established its graduate program in 1975, its Ph.D. program in 2006 and its Doctor of Nursing Practice program in 2009. U.S. News & World Report ranks the College's graduate nursing programs among the top nursing programs nationwide.

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Sharon Venino, M.S.
Assistant Program Director, Online Nursing Programs
(973) 275-2359
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