Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership

Uncover the intricacies of U.S. healthcare systems, mastering strategic communication, marketing and leadership. Through practical projects, develop skills in optimizing human capital, navigating current health systems and advocating for impactful utilization. Be prepared to lead and innovate in the dynamic landscape of healthcare administration.

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Hone your skills in the management of U.S. healthcare systems

Enhance your healthcare management expertise with our online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership focused on U.S. healthcare systems. Develop skills in communication, leadership and strategy through practical projects and coursework.

Gain insights into healthcare organizations, financing and healthcare delivery while learning the valuable skills needed to manage healthcare facilities and advocate for effective resource utilization.

online healthcare administration degree program (, 2023)
number of credits required
cost per credit hour (In-State Residents)
cost per credit hour (Out-of-State Residents)

Program Specifics

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Immerse yourself in realistic projects, gaining hands-on experience to propel healthcare leadership forward. Complete practical coursework to cultivate expertise in healthcare management and drive positive change in health organizations. Learn to identify key components, address challenges and apply strategic communication to healthcare agencies, hospitals, clinics and more.

  • The Business of Healthcare
  • Organizational Behavior and Management in Healthcare
  • Strategic Planning and Marketing for Healthcare

$750 per credit hour (In-State Residents)
$850 per credit hour (Out-of-State Residents)

9 credit hours total

Career Outcomes

Unique Job Postings
projected growth
Median Advertised salaries

Top Job Titles

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Clinical Director
  • Practice Manager
  • Practice Administrator
  • Human Resources Generalists/Manager
  • Program Managers

Top Industries

  • Healthcare Agencies / Clinics
  • General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
  • Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
  • Employment Placement Agencies

Source: LightcastTM (2023). Unique job postings for July 2022-2023. Projected growth for years 2023-2033.

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