Premier Certification Program for Nurse Leaders

AONE Credentialing Center Certification Programs offer two certification programs - Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) and Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) Certification. Validate your high level of knowledge and skill by becoming certified in CNML or CENP. The Credentialing Center offers review courses for both CENP and CNML certification exams.

Certified Nurse Manager and Leader

Only certification program for nurse managers. Stay competitive in your nursing career with the nurse manager certification.

Be recognized for financial administration, human resources management, performance improvement and strategic organization in technology with the CNML certification.

Certified in Executive Nursing Practice

The Executive Nursing Practice certification is tailored for nurse leaders who are engaged in executive nursing practice. The CENP examination is based on the AONE Nurse Executive Competencies, a hallmark compendium of skills necessary for successful nurse executive practice.

Tap into communication and relationship building with the certification in executive nursing practice.

Certification Review Courses

On March 2016, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted accreditation to the American Organization of Nurse Executives Credentialing Center (AONE-CC) for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs. NCCA is the accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. The NCCA Standards were created in 1977 and updated in 2003 to ensure certification programs adhere to modern standards of practice for the certification industry. AONE-CC joins an elite group of more than 120 organizations representing over 270 programs that have received and maintained NCCA accreditation. More information on the NCCA is available online at or by calling 202/367-1165.

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