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Graduate Certificate in Clinical Management

Location: Online
Term: Fall, Spring
Format: Part time

As a healthcare manager, you have the power to help shape healthcare delivery. This program allows you to pursue advanced study in clinical management without a commitment to a master’s degree program.

This part-time, 12-credit program is offered entirely online, giving you the flexibility to continue to work, and can be completed in one year.

This certificate prepares managers for complex nature of the clinical practice environment and focuses on informed decision-making and careful consideration of population-driven outcomes. You’ll focus on subject areas including systems thinking, leadership, and strategic decision-making in healthcare. When you complete this graduate certificate, you’ll be well prepared to grow as a leader in healthcare or pursue your master’s in clinical management.

Students who complete the certificate may apply the credits toward the completion of our online Master of Science in Clinical Management program.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Management experience in healthcare or closely aligned field preferred

Choose four courses for a total of 12 credits.

HCM 752 Quality Improvement in Healthcare 3
HCM 821 Clinical Informatics and Data Analysis 3
HSC 763 Managing Crisis, Conflict, and Change 3
HCM 734 Value-Based Healthcare 3
HCM 842 Practice Management & Leadership 3
HCM 825 Managing and Delivering Engaged Care 3

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.

Our students learn from faculty who are leaders in their fields and are committed to the success of each student. Discover this program's full list of Healthcare Business faculty


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