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Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management

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

Seeking graduate-level study of healthcare management concepts without the commitment of a master’s degree program? The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management is a 12-credit program that will enhance your leadership and strategic decision making abilities in healthcare. When you graduate, you’ll be well prepared to grow as a leader in healthcare or pursue your master’s in healthcare administration.

  • Offered entirely online
  • Designed to fit your work schedule
  • 12-credit program
  • Can be completed within a year

Who Should Enroll?

This program is designed for healthcare professionals, including physicians, pharmacists, and nurses who are interested in improving their knowledge of healthcare management.

Upon completion of the certificate, students may elect to count the coursework towards the completion of the MBA.

Curriculum:

Choose four courses (each course is 3 credits):

  • HCM 720 | Organized Dynamics
  • HCM 730 | Healthcare Operations Management
  • HCM 740 | Managing Teams, Performance, and Human Capital
  • HCM 820 | Informatics and Data Analysis
  • HSC 718 | Qualities and Characteristics of Leadership
  • HSC 763 | Managing Crisis, Conflict, and Change in Healthcare

No transfer credits will be accepted for the certificate.

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Management experience in healthcare or closely aligned field preferred.

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.


Questions about our self-paced prerequisites? Connect with the School of Professional Studies at professionalstudies@mcphs.edu or 617.732.2824.

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