Graduate Certificate, Health Administration

Graduate Certificate in Health Administration

The Marybelle and Paul S. Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions encourages the growth and development of professionals connected with the healthcare industry by offering a Graduate Certificate in Health Administration.  This certificate program allows students to obtain specialized knowledge and expertise in health administration. Healthcare professionals with a baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university may opt to pursue a non-degree curriculum in health administration and receive a graduate certificate.

Students seeking a certificate program only are not eligible for financial aid.  Courses taken after completion of a degree program in order to complete the certificate are not eligible for financial aid.

Admission to the Certificate Program
Admission to the certificate program is granted to individuals who apply and meet the standards for admission to a graduate program. All master’s degree requirements must be completed in a seven year period.

A grade of “C” or higher must be achieved in all certificate coursework and an overall grade point average of 3.0 for the certificate is required. No course credits may be transferred into the certificate program.

Required Courses (9 credits):

*HAUU 601 Healthcare Policy, Organization and Delivery 3
HAUU 641 Law, Ethics, and Health Services 3
HAUU 645 Healthcare Economics 3


Electives (3 credits)
Choose one of the following:

HAUU 602 Innovation in Health Technology and Information Access 3
HAUU 651 Quality Management in Healthcare 3


Total Credits 12

*Must be the first course taken for this certificate.