Healthcare Management (Graduate Certificate)

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A Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management will prepare you to lead the healthcare industry with formal academic training as well as practical experience.

This online program will prepare you to face the changing landscape of healthcare. You will gain the skills needed to develop, plan and manage healthcare operations and services.


What You'll Learn

  • Core knowledge of the healthcare system and healthcare management aligned with the mission
  • Core knowledge of management, leadership and service
  • Core knowledge of communications and interpersonal effectiveness
  • Core knowledge of cultural responsibility


The HCM certificate is 15 credit hours. Courses include:

  • MHM 600 Managing Healthcare Organizations  (3 credits)
  • MHE 603 Law and Healthcare Ethics (3)  OR MBA 781 Legal, Ethical, and Societal Considerations in Healthcare Management (3)
  • MPH 633 Healthcare Economics and Finance  (3)
  • MHM XXX (new course) Human Resources for Health Care Managers (3)
  • Approved Healthcare Management Elective (3)

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Completed application form with application fee
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Current resume
  • Statement of purpose (2-3 pages, double-spaced) outlining the reasons for applying for admission and the intended goals
  • Three recommendations by persons familiar with the applicant’s academic background, achievements and personal qualities
  • Minimum TOEFL of 90 for students for whom English is not their first language
  • Proof of regular access to the technology needed to take online courses

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