Healthcare Management: Certificate

The four core courses focus on content areas essential for all healthcare management professionals, including the roles and responsibilities of managers, healthcare policy, and health economics and finance. A required elective allows you to customize your certificate to meet your specific needs or interests.

HLAD 2010The United States Health Systems4
HLAD 3050Healthcare Management4
HLAD 4015Healthcare Policy4
ECON 3055Economic Issues in Health Care4
HLAD 3005Community Health4
or HLAD 3015 Comparative Health Systems
or MGMT 4020 Managing the Service Sector Operation
or HSCI 3200 Health Informatics
or HLAD 3045 Healthcare Ethics
or EMGT 3035 Managing Biological Terrorism as a Public Health Emergency
or NURS 3035 Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health
or HLAD 3055 Managed Care
Total Credits20

Students will demonstrate the following learning outcomes upon completion of this certificate:

  • Students will be able to descript the delivery, financing and regulation of healthcare services in the United States. 
  • Students will be able to explain the impact of major population health issues on the US healthcare system. 
  • Students will be able to identify essential role and skill requirements for managing in a healthcare environment.
  • Students will be able to identify industry and environmental factors which influence the role of the healthcare manager and understand how they affect healthcare organizations. 
  • Students will be able to explain the process of creating healthcare policy at the federal and state levels. 
  • Students will be able to apply the tools of economics to the analysis of healthcare markets. 
  • Student will be able to apply the tools of a healthcare manager in a real world setting.