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Graduate Certificates In Healthcare Management

Graduate Certificates In Healthcare Management

Total Credits Required for certificate: 15

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
  • GMAT Test score or proof of licensure

Healthcare Management: Administration Certificate

EC585 Healthcare Economics (3)
HA510 Healthcare Operations (3)
HA580 Healthcare Strategy (3)
HA582 Healthcare Budgeting and Reimbursement (3)
HA681 Health Administration Policy (3)

Healthcare Management: Communication Certificate*

*Not Available Online

HA580 Healthcare Strategy (3)
HA585 Marketing for Health Services Organizations (3)
HL672 Health Promotion Programs (3)
PY555 Health Psychology (3)
SC560 Organizational Communication (3)

Healthcare Management: General Option Certificate

Required Courses:
HA510 Healthcare Operations (3)
HA580 Healthcare Strategy (3)
Choose one course from each of the four structured option areas
Administration: EC585, HA582, HA681 (choose one)
Communication: HA585, HL672, PY55, SC560 (choose one)
Quality and Patient Safety: HA520, HA530 (choose one)

Healthcare Management: Informatics Option Certificate (requires MI375 prerequisite)

BA630 Integrated Decision Information Systems (3)
HA540 Healthcare Informatics (3)
HA545 Healthcare Database Systems (3)
HA580 Healthcare Strategy (3)
MG575 Information Technology Management (3)

Healthcare Management: Quality and Patient Safety Option Certificate

HA520 Introduction to Healthcare Quality (3)
HA525 Advanced Healthcare Quality (3)
HA530 Introduction to Patient Safety (3)
HA535 Advanced Patient Safety (3)
HA580 Healthcare Strategy (3)


Dempster Hall 248
Office of Graduate Business Studies
One University Plaza, MS 5890
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701