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Online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration

Program Overview

Lead a Changing Health Care System

In as little as two semesters, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to help health care organizations thrive as an in-demand clinical leader.

In as little as two semesters, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to help health care organizations thrive as an in-demand clinical leader.

Fast Facts

$500

per semester hour

15

total semester hours

2

average semesters to complete

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Become a Highly Sought After Leader

There’s no question that health care leaders are in high demand. Health care is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the world, and organizations need knowledgeable and experienced managers, administrators, and executives to respond to people’s health needs.

Achieve your career goals in a program designed to be completed in a short period of time. In less than a year, you can learn what you need for success with this online graduate certificate in health care administration.

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 $99,730.1

Careers 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.

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Program Outcomes

In the health care administration graduate certificate program, you’ll:

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online graduate certificate in health care administration from Methodist University, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

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.

Tuition and Fees

Why Study Online?

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.

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Financial Aid

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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The online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration can be completed in as little as two semesters.

The Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration is available both part-time and full-time.

This 15-semester hour program costs $500 per semester hour for an estimated total tuition of an estimated $7,500, not including fees or other costs you may incur.

Learn more at the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration tuition page.

This program does not require work experience.

To apply to the online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration, applicants need a bachelor’s degree, undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, two letters of reference, a typed personal statement, and official transcripts.

See the online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration admission requirements page for more details.

Graduates with a Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration can pursue entry- and mid-level roles in the field.

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Sources:

  1. 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