The Certificate in Healthcare Management is a for-credit program designed for working professionals who want to advance their healthcare professional knowledge, skills, and management abilities. The Certificate in Healthcare Management is a career-focused curriculum that is delivered entirely online. Credits earned in the Certificate in Healthcare Management can be applied to the College’s Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration Program. The Certificate in Healthcare Management provides students with foundational knowledge and skills essential for today’s healthcare manager.
A student that completes the Healthcare Management Credit Certificate program will be able to:
- Explain the organizational and operational principles of the U.S. healthcare system.
- Apply the standard principles of leadership, communication, and organizational culture within a healthcare environment.
- Describe the essential fiscal drivers necessary for value creation within healthcare organizations.
- Employ best practices required to support, develop, and motivate a healthcare workforce.
A student must have an associate or bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.3 from an institution that is approved/accredited by a recognized accreditor and a regional accrediting organization recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
To qualify for the Healthcare Management Certificate students must complete all of the following program requirements:
Required Courses Credit Hours
Complete All of the Following Courses:
|Course Number||Course Name||Credit Hours|
|HCA 301||Introduction to the United States Healthcare System||3|
|HCA 312||Human Resource Management in Healthcare Organizations||3|
|HCA 410||Introduction to Healthcare Finance||3|
|HCA 435||Quality Improvement and Patient Safety||3|