Graduate Certificate: Health Administration

This certificate focuses on the leadership and management aspects of health administration. It can be taken as a stand-alone program of study for non-degree seeking students.  It can also be taken to enhance any graduate degree program of study by providing specialized knowledge and expertise in health administration.  The health administration graduate certificate is designed to support students seeking careers in general healthcare administration, which involves planning, coordinating and supervising staff and functions within healthcare facilities.  

Students seeking a certificate program only are not eligible for financial aid.  Courses taken after completion of a degree program in order to complete the certificate are not eligible for financial aid.

Admission to the Certificate Program

Admission to the certificate program is granted to individuals who apply and meet the standards for admission to a graduate program.

A grade of “C” or higher must be achieved in all certificate coursework and an overall grade point average of 3.0 for the certificate is required. No course credits may be transferred into the certificate program.

Required Courses
HAUU 640Foundations of Healthcare Administration3
HAUU 641Law, Ethics and Health Services3
HAUU 642Healthcare Information and Communication Systems3
Select one of the following:3
Project Management for Business Majors
Healthcare Economics
Quality Management in Healthcare
Talent Management
Democracy, Ethics and Leadership
Self, Systems, and Leadership
Total Credits12