Nursing students

Healthcare Management Certificate

The certificate in Healthcare Management to give students specialized knowledge in the healthcare industry. Those earning the certificate are expected to have a basic understanding of business theory and practices gained through meeting prerequisite courses for those required by the certificate. Students must achieve a grade of “C” or better in the 4 healthcare-related courses (12 sch). Courses must be taken from the following:

  • Three courses must be taken from the following: 9 hours
    • ACCT 4334: Accounting in Healthcare
    • MNGT 4331: Healthcare Management
    • ACCT 3334/MNGT 3334: Healthcare Management Information Systems
    • FINA 4333: Healthcare Finance
    • MRKT 4335: Healthcare Marketing
    • MNGT 4336: Healthcare Law 
    • MNGT 4337: Quality Improvement in Healthcare
  • One additional course must be taken from (a) the list above or (b) the following: 3 hours
    • COMM 3389: Health Communications
    • MPAL 6381 or PLSC 4389: Health and Human Services Policy
    • NURS 4250: Nursing Research and Quality Improvement Science (2 credits)
    • NURS 4313: Multi-cultural Public Health Nursing
    • NURS 4452: Global Health Nursing (4 credits) (If not used in Group One)
    • PSYC 4307: Health Psychology     
    • PUBH 3330: Essentials of Healthcare Policy and Law
    • PUBH 4300: Essentials of Epidemiology
    • PUBH 4301: Essentials of Environmental Health
    • SOCI 4362: Sociology of Health and Illness

Courses Approved Department Chair and Dean (Petition Documentation Advised)

Total hours required for the certificate in Healthcare Management is 12 hours.