Program director
Huma Shah

With the development of the Affordable Care Act and the ever-changing world of health care, greater need exists for people at all levels of management who 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, equipping them with an edge to fill health-care leadership roles.

Learner outcomes

By the end of the program, graduates will be able to:

  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 which provide a competitive advantage through critical analysis of organizational competencies, capabilities, and resources.

In addition to Loma Linda University admission requirements, the applicant must have a:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 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
REL_ 5__Graduate-level religion elective1
Total Units13

Normal time to complete the program

One (1) year — based on less than half-time enrollment