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Graduate Certificates In Healthcare Management

Graduate Certificates In Healthcare Management

Total Credits Required for certificate: 12

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)
  • HA582 Healthcare Budgeting and Reimbursement (3)
  • HA585 Marketing for Health Services Organizations (3)

Healthcare Management: General Option Certificate

Required Courses:

  • HA510 Healthcare Operations (3)
  • HA580 Healthcare Strategy (3)

Choose one course from each of the two structured option areas

  • Administration: EC585, HA582, HA681 (choose one)
  • Quality and Patient Safety: HA520, HA530 (choose one)

Healthcare Management: Informatics Option Certificate (requires MI375 prerequisite)

  • BA630 Integrated Decision Information Systems (3)
  • HA520 Introduction to Healthcare Quality (3)
  • HA540 Healthcare Informatics (3)
  • HA545 Healthcare Database Systems (3)
  • HA580 Healthcare Strategy (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