Mar 23, 2018  
2011-12 Graduate Catalog 
2011-12 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Care Management Certificate

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Millicent Nelson, Program Director
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The curriculum of the certificate program in Health Care Management is designed to (1) offer support for individuals interested in the health care field who may or may not want to pursue a graduate degree to obtain recognition for a coherent body of graduate-level study in the field of health care management, (2) provide for interdisciplinary collaboration in teaching, learning, and practice, and (3) encourage qualified students to pursue graduate degrees related to their specific field of interest or practice.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Health Care Management certificate program requires

  1. an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college;
  2. an acceptable grade point average in all college work taken;
  3. letter of interest detailing prior experience and future career goals.

Application Procedures

All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit application with the appropriate application fee (online at;
  2. submit official transcripts of all previous college work.

Certificate Requirements

Candidate must

  1. complete 18 hours of graduate courses (see Curriculum section below for specifics);
  2. maintain a cumulative graduate grade point average of 3.00 in courses leading to the certificate.

Curriculum: Health Care Management

Candidate must complete 18 hours in the following course of study:

Electives (9 hours)

Student should select 9 hours from the following courses in conjunction with career goals and aspirations.

Program Notes

Students may transfer up to six (6) credit hours of approved coursework into the certificate program. The time limit for use of credit toward the certificate is six years from the date of enrollment in the earliest course applied toward the certificate, including transferred courses.

Candidate must file a Notice of Intent to Graduate form in the College of Graduate Studies within the first two weeks of the semester in which candidate intends to graduate.

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