Health Management

Degree:
  • Certificate
Location: Boston

Why Health Management?

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.

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. Health managers, responsible for designing, administering, managing, and evaluating health policies, programs, and services, are found in different roles across healthcare organizations including:

  • Strategic planning
  • Operations
  • Human resources
  • Fundraising
  • Purchasing

More Details

Unique Features

  • All credits earned in the Graduate Certificate in Health Management can be applied towards the MS in Leadership program
  • Boston is a hub for healthcare, education, finance, business, biotechnology, and the life sciences
  • Training in theory, history, and policy of health management as well as practical strategic training
  • Choose from a range of elective courses covering diverse issues relevant to the health management field

What you'll study

General Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Health Management Core Requirements
HMG 6110 - Organization, Administration, Financing, and History of Healthcare
3.00
HMG 6120 - Human Resource Management in Healthcare
3.00
NPM 6120 - Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
3.00
HMG 6130 - Healthcare Strategic Management
3.00

Elective Courses

Complete two of the following (minimum of 6 quarter hours):

NPM 6110 - Legal and Governance Issues in Nonprofit Organizations
3.00
NPM 6150 - Human Resources Management in Nonprofit Organizations
3.00
HMG 6140 - Principles of Population-Based Management
3.00
HMG 6160 - Healthcare Information Systems Management
3.00
HMG 6170 - Health Law, Politics, and Policy
3.00
HRM 6020 - Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
3.00

Did You Know?

Median pay for Medical and Health Services Managers was $94,500 in 2015 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016). 

Stackable Certificate:

Credits earned completing this certificate can be applied towards the MS in Leadership.

Average Time to Completion

1-1.5 Years

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

No