Health Services Management Certificate

At a Glance

Level | Undergraduate
Credits | 21
Format | Partially online
Admission | Fall Semester: July 15; 
Spring Semester: November 15; 
Summer Term: April 15

The Health Services Management certificate can improve your chances of moving into a position where you could make an immediate, valuable impact on the delivery and management of care. It provides current health care workers with an additional credential and up-to-the-minute knowledge needed for career advancement.

What You'll Learn

Through a focused grouping of courses, you will gain conceptual understanding of the business aspects of the health services management industry, along with the analytical and problem-solving skills to apply that information. You will strengthen your ability to:

  • deliver high-quality, cost-efficient health care;
  • direct and coordinate services;
  • communicate with customers and stakeholders;
  • lead and motivate peers;
  • innovate and manage change.

Health care administrators work in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, practitioner's offices, medical clinics, mental health facilities, long-term care facilities, and health insurance companies.

Certificate Benefits

Real-world knowledge for real-world success—that's what credit certificates at the University offer you. Enhance your capabilities, learn new skills, or begin working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree. These accredited certificate programs are:

  • designed for working professionals;
  • shorter than degree programs;
  • transferable as an area of study to a degree program;
  • flexible, with several courses offered online;
  • taught by University faculty.