Healthcare Leadership Certificate

If you are a healthcare professional, the Healthcare Leadership Certificate can help you navigate the challenges of the healthcare industry effectively.

In the fast paced and rapidly changing health care industry, managing and leading with confidence are necessary for continued stability, growth and achievement in the healthcare arena. Working in the healthcare field requires a high level of qualification and education. Because of that, this certificate exists to enlighten healthcare professionals like you on leadership issues specific to your field. In this series of courses, you will learn the skills necessary to maintain outcomes and compliance of this highly-regulated environment.

Program Features

  • A robust online curriculum designed to create community through discussion and interactive assignments.
  • Individualized support services and tutoring for the on-line student.
  • This certificate program will help you with sharing knowledge, strategic insights, and new innovative ideas that can be shared with industry peers both inside and outside your organization.

Curriculum Overview

  • Format: Accelerated classes meet online, courses start every 8 weeks
  • Program Length: 24 weeks
  • Credit Hours: 9 credit hours
  • Total Tuition Cost: $415 per credit hour (effective 1/1/2023)

Tuition Options

EARN AN MBA OR MOL with additional courses 

The nine credit hours in the Healthcare Leadership Certificate program also serve as a lead-in for students who decide to earn an MBA or MOL graduate degree. After the three courses of the Certificate, it only takes nine additional courses (27 credits) to complete a Master's degree.




Start Dates:

  • April 24, 2023
  • January 8, 2024

Accelerated classes meet online, courses start every 8 weeks.

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Healthcare Leadership Certificate Courses
BUS 641 - Healthcare Ethics and Compliance  • 3 hours

Learner will take an in-depth look at how leaders navigate the complex healthcare environment in light of ever-changing regulatory demands. They will focus on decision-making, ethics and organizational mission. Learners address issues related to healthcare law, reporting, self-reporting, and outcomes.

BUS 643 - Quality Improvement in the Healthcare Setting  • 3 hours

This course looks at the demand of continuous quality improvement in the healthcare setting. Learners examine the relationship between quality and outcomes. They look at methods of measuring quality, and how measured results create actionable process in operations.

BUS 644 - Developing Community Based Health Services  • 3 hours

This course examines the state of healthcare, and the increased demand to provide a continuum of care based on the needs of diverse population in the marketplace. Learners examines the business implications of creating alternative service location to traditional models of care and alternative healthcare solution such as education, wellness, and access to care.

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