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Online Certificate in Health Management and Policy

This online certificate is designed for health care professionals who seek to participate in and influence policy development. Professionals in this field need the skills and knowledge to assess the adequacy of current practices and recommend appropriate changes based on societal needs, relevant laws and regulations, and cost effectiveness.

Because health policy development and health care management require a broad base of knowledge across many disciplines, this certificate is applicable to a broad range of health care roles. You will gain essential skills that can be valuable for positions in government, health care organizations, and both for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Health management and policy professionals may seek roles in settings such as:

  • Consulting firms
  • Health care associations
  • Home health agencies
  • Hospices
  • Hospitals and hospital systems
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Managed care organizations
  • Medical group practices
  • Mental health organizations
  • Public health departments
  • University or research institutions

Health Management and Policy Certificate Curriculum (12 credit hours)

PBHL 5505 Health Systems, Law and Policy  
PBHL 6050 Emergency and Crisis Management 
PBHL 6301 Strategic Planning and Improvement in Health Organizations  
PBHL 6302 Health System Finance 


Learn more about the online Certificate in Health Management and Policy: Request more information or call us today at (866) 295-3104 to speak to a Program Manager.