Healthcare Management (Graduate Certificate)

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Position yourself for success in a rapidly growing field.

Creighton University’s Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management program can help pave the way for you to become a leader in the business side of healthcare.  Demand for health services managers is expected to rise over 15 percent in the next decade1. In as little as one year, this graduate certificate program can provide you with the core knowledge needed to position yourself for new opportunities in a number of health care organizations, including nursing administration, government offices, pharmaceutical sales, and even veterinary clinics.

Learn from multiple perspectives.

The Healthcare Management graduate certificate program lives within the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, which leads to a robust curriculum designed with the collaboration and shared resources of faculty members from various backgrounds. The unique perspectives offered by our faculty and other students in your cohort supplement course materials. You’ll exchange insights and expertise based on real-world experiences that can help enhance your prospects in a management role in healthcare.

Designed to fit your busy lifestyle.

Your busy schedule doesn’t have to keep you from advancing your skills. The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management program at Creighton University can be completed entirely online, meaning you can complete coursework whenever and wherever you like.

Source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) – September 2017

Curriculum

To earn the graduate certificate in Healthcare Management at Creighton University, you must complete 15 credits:

  • Managing Healthcare Organizations
  • Law and Health Care Ethics
    • Or Legal, Ethical, and Societal Considerations in Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Economics and Finance
  • Human Resources for Healthcare Managers
  • One elective course

 

Goals of the program along with a full course listing can be found in Creighton’s course catalog.

Accreditation

Creighton University has maintained continuous accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission since 1928.  For information regarding the University’s accreditation status, visit http://www.creighton.edu/accreditation/.

Information regarding academic programs which hold specialized accreditation can be found on this page.

Admissions Requirements

  • Complete application & $50 application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement. See application for specific requirements
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons other than friends or family members who can speak to your performance in an academic or professional setting

 

A personal interview may be requested in addition to the above requirements. The interview may be conducted in-person or virtually.

International applicants

International applicants must meet English language proficiency requirements.

Tuition & Scholarships

Financial Aid
To help make your graduate studies at Creighton University more affordable, we encourage you to apply for financial assistance, as well as for graduate student scholarships and fellowships. Here’s how to apply for financial assistance.

 

Tuition and Fees
Financial Aid
Scholarships offered by the University
Scholarships offered by third parties
Gainful Employment Disclosure

For questions about financial aid, contact:
gpfinaid [at] creighton [dot] edu
402.280.2731

Important Dates & Deadlines

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January December 1

Master's Degree

Master of Public Health (44 credits)

  • Learn to promote positive change, solve population health issues, advocate for the health and well-being of your community, take a whole-person approach to public health, and promote disease control and prevention.
  • Credits earned for the graduate certificate in Healthcare Management can be applied toward a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Healthcare Management.
  • Available online.

 

A full listing of courses offered for the Master of Public Health program can be found in the course catalog.

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