- Tuition: $492.31/credit (resident); $961.00/credit (nonresident) | Fees
- Credits: 21 (45 required for admission)
- Level: Undergraduate
- Delivery: Partially online
- Transferability: Aligned with the Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Services Management
- Options: Also available as a minor
The Health Services Management certificate provides a 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 Quality and Patient Safety (HSM 4301) (preferred)||3||Introductory statistics recommended|
|Introduction to Quality Management (ABUS 3301)||3|
|Health Care Delivery Systems (HSM 3521)||3|
|Human Resources in Health Care Settings (HSM 4531)||3|
|Health Care Finance (HSM 4541)||3||Knowledge of basic accounting and Microsoft Excel|
|Health Care Administration and Management (HSM 4561)||3|
|Health Care Law, Safety, and Ethics (HSM 4591)||3|
|Leadership and Business Planning in Health Care (Capstone) (HSM 4861)||3||HSM 3521, 4531, 4541, 4561, and 4591|
With approval, transfer coursework can make up 40 percent of the certificate requirements, with at least 60 percent earned after admission and taken at the University of Minnesota.
In addition, the Health Services Management certificate can apply toward the Health Services Management Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
If you have any questions about how your credits may transfer in or out of this program, please consult with an adviser.
To be awarded the certificate, you should complete all coursework within four years of admission, with a minimum grade of C- and a cumulative GPA of 2.00.
When you are ready to apply for graduation, visit One Stop and complete the Application for Undergraduate degree form.
Fall semester | July 15
Spring semester | November 15
Summer term | April 15
Minimum requirements include:
- at least 45 semester credits of completed coursework;
- a preferred performance level of 2.5 or better in your undergraduate- or graduate-level work; if you do not have a cumulative 2.5 GPA but have relevant professional experience, contact an adviser.
You may take one or two courses in the program before applying for official admission, however, you should apply for admission as soon as possible.
As an admitted certificate student, you will:
- be assured that all of your course work will count toward the certificate (unless requirements change);
- receive updates about the program;
- have an opportunity to register earlier than a student who is not admitted;
- not be assessed the University of Minnesota Student Services fee.
To find out when you should register, consult the Registration Calendar.