Online Healthcare Administration Certificate Program

Support Practitioners and Patients with Executive-Level Healthcare Management Skills with a Health Care Administration Certificate

Drive better efficiency, safety, and use of information in healthcare organizations with the MBA-level content taught in our online Healthcare Administration Certificate. This four-course online certificate in healthcare administration teaches specialized skills in finance, information systems, and management for the growing health care administration sector.

Whether you want to enter health care administration for the first time or build on previous experience, earning your healthcare administration certificate online with us can help.

The GMercyU Difference

The healthcare administration certificate online teaches MBA-level coursework in key executive decision-making areas such as finance, marketing, and accounting. This strategy certificate features:

  • Small classes with field-experienced faculty mentors
  • An emphasis on healthcare sector-specific business skills
  • Accelerated course schedules featuring seven-week course blocks, so you can focus on one set of concepts at a time
  • Broader business skills integrated into coursework, including presentation, writing, and research skills.

Our healthcare administration certificate program can equip you for career opportunities with greater responsibility in hospitals, clinics, care homes, healthcare service providers, and healthcare product companies.

Curriculum – Healthcare Administration Certificate Online

The online certificate in healthcare administration consists of four MBA-level courses.

  • MBA 610: Strategic Management - 3 credits
  • MBA 730: Healthcare Budgeting, Planning & Finance - 3 credits
  • MBA 740: Managing Healthcare Delivery Systems - 3 credits
  • MBA 750: Healthcare Information Systems - 3 credits

Admissions Requirements – Online Certificate in Healthcare Administration

You must be a graduate of a bachelor’s degree program or MBA program to apply to our healthcare administration certificate programs.

You must also:

  • Submit official transcripts from all academic institutions attended, demonstrating achievement of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. If below a 3.0, you will be required to submit a personal statement as part of your application.
  • Send a copy of your current resume.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation speaking to your professional achievements and ability to succeed in a graduate-level academic program.
  • Demonstrate achievement of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. If below a 3.0, you will be required to submit a personal statement as part of your application.
  • Complete the Gwynedd Mercy University Graduate Application and pay the application fee.