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Stand Out from Other Candidates with Unique Skills
You may be working in the health care industry and want to advance into a leadership role. Or you’ve discovered the need for health care leaders in a rapidly growing industry and desire to make a career transition. Methodist University’s Online Health Care Administration Graduate Certificate helps you gain traction as a candidate with specialized leadership skills that match MBA core learnings.
In a short amount of time – just two semesters – you can complete 15 semester hours of coursework that teach you business and leadership skills through a health care lens. Higher paying roles await after graduation.1
Career Outlook: Nearly 4x the National Average
There’s a growing and lucrative market for health leaders. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 18% by 2028, which is nearly four times more than the average for all occupations. These professionals earn a median annual wage of $99,730.1Careers and Salaries
Curriculum: Practice Solving Unique, Real Issues
The 15-credit health care administration certificate encompasses policy issues, finance and economics, and organization and leadership topics.Preview Courses
In the health care administration graduate certificate program, you’ll:
- Prepare to manage, lead, and improve a changing health care system.
- Meet the needs of a dynamic and ever-evolving United States health care system.
- Create and apply evidence-based knowledge to enhance the health of individuals and communities.
To apply for the online graduate certificate in health care administration from Methodist University, you’ll need:
- Completed application.
- Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university before starting the first term of the program.
- Two letters of recommendation, and one letter must be from a professor or employer.
- Overall GPA of 3.0 or better before the start of the first term of the program.
- Provide a 1-2 page personal statement including your background, interest in attending Methodist University, interest in the program, and your career goals.
The health care administration certificate costs $500 per semester hour and has 15 total semester hours. Learn more about the affordability of your education at Methodist University. If you or a family member are a veteran or active-duty service member, visit our Military Support page.Tuition and Fees
Enjoy an online learning environment that offers the same quality as in-person courses, including dedicated faculty members and an overall caring, friendly atmosphere for achieving your professional and personal goals.
You’ll also have access to all academic support services. That means you’ll get personalized assistance you need, such as access to the tutoring and writing centers. Experience a distinctive education in a flexible environment that fits your schedule.Explore Online Learning
You can earn a high-quality education from a private institution without worrying about the cost. As a Yellow Ribbon school and a university where 97% of students qualify for financial aid, Methodist is committed to affordability.
Learn more about federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities. We’re proud to make your goals as affordable as possible.Financial Aid Options
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This 15-semester hour program costs $500 per semester hour for an estimated total tuition of $7,500, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Learn more at the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration tuition page.
To apply to the online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration, you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, plus a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. Additionally, you must submit your official transcripts from all institutions attended, two letters of recommendation, and a typed personal statement. Visit our admissions page for more information.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of medical and health services managers is projected to increase 18% by 2028. The online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration program prepares you for these roles and more. Visit the career outlook page for more information.
- Medical and Health Services Managers. (2019, September 4) Retrieved April 21, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm