Health Management, Graduate Certificate

Projections for the healthcare industry state that job growth will remain above average into the next decade. The needs of an aging population along with the increased human life cycle are just some of the factors contributing to this growth.

The Graduate Certificate in Health Management examines the financial, political, legal, and operational aspects of a healthcare facility and explores the evolution of healthcare delivery in the United States.

Health managers are found in different roles across healthcare organizations including:

  • Strategic planning
  • Operations
  • Human resources
  • Fund-raising
  • Purchasing

Health managers are responsible for designing, administering, managing, and evaluating health policies, programs, and services. The courses in this certificate also serve as a concentration in the Master of Science in Leadership program.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Courses

HMG 6110Organization, Administration, Financing, and History of Healthcare3
HMG 6120Human Resource Management in Healthcare3
NPM 6120Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations3
HMG 6130Healthcare Strategic Management3

Elective Courses

Complete two of the following (minimum of 6 quarter hours):6
Legal and Governance Issues in Nonprofit Organizations
Human Resources Management in Nonprofit Organizations
Principles of Population-Based Management
Seminar in Health Services Research: Issues and Research
Healthcare Information Systems Management
Health Law, Politics, and Policy
Talent Acquisition and Onboarding

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

18 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required