Healthcare Innovation and Leadership Graduate Certificate

School of Healthcare Business and Technology

Location: Online
Start Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

This part-time, online program develops responsive leaders with a foundation in business, creative thinking, and entrepreneurial management to address critical challenges in healthcare. 

Develop Leadership Skills and Business Acumen 

This postgraduate program is designed for working professionals in healthcare-related fields—including the life sciences—who want to build leadership capabilities and advance their entrepreneurial skills. Individuals who earn this certificate demonstrate their readiness to drive change in the rapidly evolving business of healthcare. This program will benefit any healthcare professional as they pursue innovation in management-focused careers at a hospital or healthcare institution. 

Your 9-Credit Journey

This part-time certificate is designed for professionals to advance their skills while maintaining their full-time responsibilities. Students will learn essential concepts of healthcare business and learn to apply these concepts to propose solutions to challenges across the industry. Earn this certificate by completing the following three courses:

  • Design Thinking for Healthcare
  • Managing and Leading Healthcare Innovation
  • Applied Healthcare Innovation Project

Upon completion of the certificate, students may apply coursework towards their Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Business.

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Proficient in English language skills
  • Management experience in healthcare or closely aligned field preferred
  • HCM 719 | Design Thinking for Healthcare
  • HCM 729 | Managing and Leading Healthcare Innovation
  • HCM 739 | Applied Healthcare Innovation Project
Online tuition is calculated at a cost-per-credit rate based on the program you choose and the number of credits for which you register. Learn more about online tuition and fees.