Why Health Management?
The Graduate Certificate in Health Management Online 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. The Graduate Certificate in Health Management provides students with an in-depth exploration of the financial, political, legal, and operational aspects of a healthcare facility and a comprehensive understanding of the evolution of healthcare delivery in the United States. 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
- Human resources
- All credits earned in the Graduate Certificate in Health Management can be applied towards the MS in Leadership program
- 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
- Online program provides flexibility for working professionals and those looking to enhance their career
What you'll study
Complete two of the following (minimum of 6 quarter hours):