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Healthcare Sector Management (MBA Concentration or Advanced Certificate)

The advanced certificate program in health care sector management is designed for healthcare professionals to meet the professional development needs of individuals in healthcare and related industries.

The program meets the following specific needs:

  • Provides individuals seeking to secure or advance in middle- and upper-management positions in the healthcare industry.
  • Offers graduate level courses which contain the knowledge and specialized skills most important to this market sector.
  • Develops competencies in finance, management, organizational dynamics, information management systems and other areas critical to the changing healthcare market.
  • Gives working professionals the ability to manage effectively in a wide range of organizations.

The advanced certificate gives graduates an advanced credential which helps to establish their expertise and knowledge in the healthcare and related industries.

Students must complete four healthcare sector management courses for a total of 12 graduate credits. Classes meet weekly, either on a Saturday morning or one evening during the week. The four courses are:

Healthcare Sector Organization
Healthcare Sector Finance
Healthcare Sector Information Management
Advanced Seminar in Healthcare Sector Management

All courses are taught by outstanding healthcare leaders – faculty practitioners who have advanced degrees and extensive experience in the healthcare field. The advanced certificate can be completed in two semesters over a nine month period.