Health Care Administration — Certificate

Program Director
Elisa Blethen

With the development of the Affordable Care Act and the ever-changing world of health care, there is more of a need for people at all levels of management to have a broad understanding of how health-care delivery functions. This certificate will add a breadth of knowledge and key skills to someone with an interest in health- care administration, giving them an edge to fill health-care leadership roles.

Learner outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the health-care system in the United States.
  2. Apply management skills to health-care settings, ensuring quality and efficient operations utilizing various theories and models.
  3. Assess health system gaps and develop effective solutions that provide a competitive advantage by critical analysis that considers organizational competencies, capabilities, and resources.

Admissions requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school
  • 3.0 G.P.A.
HADM 534Health-Care Law3
HADM 555Health-Care Delivery Systems4
HADM 601Health Systems-Operations Management3
HADM 605Health-Care Quality Management3
RELT 518Adventist Heritage and Health1
Total Units14

Normal time to complete the program

1 year based on less than full-time enrollment