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Health Systems Leadership

Graduate Certificate

Program Overview

Want to strengthen your knowledge of vital healthcare systems? Need a certificate to advance? Master all elements of compliance needed to lead a healthcare organization with this online and condensed-term program. You’ll learn best practices in healthcare law, organizational behavior, fiscal management, and policy implication. Learn the advanced skills and expertise you need to achieve your career goals.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Part-Time
Location: On-Campus, Online
Program Length: 1 year (8-week condensed terms)
Credit Hours: 18

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

Are you a graduate level student who wants to advance in healthcare administration and management, but you may not want or need a master’s degree? Maybe you already have a graduate degree in another field, or you are already practicing in a healthcare profession. If so, the health systems leadership graduate certificate program is right for you.

  • The certificate provides academic knowledge and training in healthcare administration and operations with a compliance focus.
  • The six courses are similar to the core healthcare administration curriculum needed for a master’s degree in the field.
  • You can earn the certificate along with another degree program and, in some cases, include the six courses as a concentration in a distinct degree program. This option is dependent on the other degree program and its requirements.

Program Highlights

With the health systems leadership graduate certificate program, you’ll:

  • Join a program for professionals that want to learn to manage a healthcare organization.
  • Enhance your knowledge from course work that includes content in healthcare law, compliance, operations, administration, health economics, policy, marketing, planning, and healthcare finance.
  • Participate in courses that are a subset of the required courses in the Master’s in Health Administration.
  • Have the option to complete the program online, allowing you to participate from anywhere and learn at your convenience and on your schedule.

Careers & Outcomes

Students can find employment in a variety of healthcare settings in administrative or management positions.

Career Projected Salary
Director of Surgical Services $96,032
Healthcare Administrator $67,959
Clinical Coordinator $51,740
Care Coordinator $50,904
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