Health Care Administration — Certificate

Program director
Elisa Blethen

Closed to admissions for the 2018-2019 academic year.

With the development of the Affordable Care Act and the ever-changing world of health care, there is more 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 persons 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
  • G.P.A. of 3.0
HADM 534Health-Care Law3
HADM 555Health-Care Delivery Systems3
HADM 601Quantitative Methods in Health-Care Management3
HADM 605Health-Care Quality Management3
RELT 518Adventist Heritage and Health1
Total Units13

Normal time to complete the program

1 year based on less than half-time enrollment