Graduate Certificates In Healthcare Management

The graduate certificates allow individuals to continue their education (a requirement under most healthcare licensure standards) without committing to a full master’s program. Hours taken for a graduate certificate may be applied to the MS in Healthcare Management.

Admission Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree completed
  • 3.0 GPA out of 4.0 in last 60 hours or overall
Core requirement:

HA580 Management of Health Systems: Strategy and Quality

Healthcare Management Communication Certificate (not available online)

HA 585 Healthcare Marketing
PY555 Health Psychology
HL672 Health Promotion Programs
SC560 Organizational Communication

Healthcare Management Quality and Patient Safety Certificate:

HA520 Introduction to Healthcare Quality
HA525 Advanced Healthcare Quality
HA530 Introduction to Patient Safety
HA535 Advanced Patient Safet

Healthcare Management Informatics Certificate (requires MI375 prerequisite)

MG575 Information Technology Management (MI375)
HA540 Healthcare Informatics (MI375)
HA545 Healthcare Database Systems (MI375)
BA630 Integrated Decision Information Systems (MI375)

Healthcare Management Administration Certificate

HA510 Healthcare Operations
EC585 Healthcare Economics
HA581 Health Administration Policy
HA582 Healthcare Budgeting and Reimbursement

Healthcare Management Certificate

HA510 Healthcare Operations
HA520 Introduction to Healthcare Quality OR HA530 Introduction to Patient Safety
HA585 Marketing for Health Services Organizations OR PY555 Health Psychology
    OR HL672 Health Promotion Programs OR SC560 Organizational Communication
EC585 Healthcare Economics OR HA581 Health Administration Policy
     OR HA 582 Healthcare Budgeting and Reimbursement


Dempster Hall 246
Office of Graduate Business Studies
One University Plaza, MS 5890
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701