Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management Online

Boost your understanding of what it takes to oversee the needs of a healthcare facility or system while developing in-demand management skills and business acumen that can help propel your career forward.

Apply by: 12/19/23
Start class: 1/16/24

Program Overview

Advance with UIS’ online healthcare management certificate

Total Tuition $4,140*
Duration As few as 6 months
Credit Hours 9

In the 100 percent online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management, you will focus on how to implement marketing, organizational behavior, leadership and operations management into your role at a medical organization. This career-ready program also illustrates a healthcare environment’s regulatory framework and relevant, dynamic public health issues.

Whether you want to gain business insight to elevate your existing position in healthcare or prepare to transition your corporate expertise to the medical industry, this certificate accelerates your growth as an efficient, respected trailblazer. The healthcare management certificate online program may be used as a pathway to earn our online MBA Healthcare Management, giving you nine transferable credits into the master’s program.

As a graduate of this healthcare management certificate online program, you will be prepared to:

  • Understand the history, evolution and concepts central to the healthcare industry and healthcare environment
  • Design and effectively manage healthcare operations and processes
  • Apply marketing methods and techniques to understand consumers of healthcare services in order to create and deliver customer value
  • Understand the history, evolution and concepts central to the healthcare industry and healthcare environment
  • Design and effectively manage healthcare operations and processes
  • Apply marketing methods and techniques to understand consumers of healthcare services in order to create and deliver customer value

Career opportunities:

  • Clinical Director
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Hospital COO
  • First-Line Supervisors
  • Medical and Health Service Managers
  • Clinical Director
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Hospital COO
  • First-Line Supervisors
  • Medical and Health Service Managers

Note: Students in the online certificate program are not eligible to participate in the GA programs or to use University of Illinois Employee/Child of Employee Tuition Waivers.

Accreditation

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The College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois Springfield is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB). Fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.

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UIS offers a variety of graduate certificate programs. Check out all our online graduate certificates.

Total Tuition $4,140*
Duration As few as 6 months
Credit Hours 9

Accreditation

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The College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois Springfield is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB). Fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.

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Tuition

Affordable tuition designed for you

Earn a world-class education for less than you’d expect. Our pay-by-the-course tuition fits easily into your budget.

*Total cost is estimated at $1,380 per course based on a semester fee schedule. Students in the online MBA are not eligible to participate in the GA programs or to use University of Illinois Employee/Child of Employee Tuition Waivers.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $4,140*
Per Credit Hour $460
*Total cost is estimated at $1,380 per course based on a semester fee schedule. Students in the online MBA are not eligible to participate in the GPSI/GA programs or to use University of Illinois Employee/Child of Employee Tuition Waivers.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $4,140*
Per Credit Hour $460

Calendar

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Designed for working professionals, UIS Online programs feature multiple start dates per year, so you can begin at the time that best fits your schedule and complete your certificate quickly.

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 12/19/23
Next Class Start Date 1/16/24
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Fall 2023-2nd Half10/23/2310/2/2310/10/2310/18/2310/22/2312/16/238 weeks
Spring 2024-1st Half1/16/2412/19/231/2/241/10/241/15/243/16/248 weeks
Spring 2024-2nd Half3/18/242/26/243/5/243/13/243/17/245/11/248 weeks

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 12/19/23
Next Class Start Date 1/16/24

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Admissions

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Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

Applicants to the UIS Online healthcare management certificate must meet the following requirement for admission.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

Courses

Explore the courses in your online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management

For the online healthcare management certificate program, you must complete two core courses and one elective for a total of nine credit hours.

Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An overview of the healthcare system and the healthcare industry with an emphasis on public health. An introduction to the regulatory complexity of the healthcare environment and an in-depth exploration of key federal and state laws including medical malpractice and patient care laws.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is an introduction to strategies used to manage and deliver healthcare services. It consists of analytical methods and tools to improve performance of healthcare processes.
Choose 1 of the courses below
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to leadership styles, delegation, decision-making, communication, and subordinate development. Learning to measure and create customer value based on the dynamic changes in customers' needs and the social, economic, legal, and technological environment that surrounds them. Course Information: Restricted to Graduate students only.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduce project management concepts and methodologies. Manage projects in healthcare organizational context, including the processes related to initiating, planning, executing, controlling, reporting and closing a project. Corse instructors will discuss project time, cost and risk management and also describe resource management and managing the organizational change to communicate projects in the healthcare industry.
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