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About the Healthcare Management Certificate

Why Study Healthcare Management at Cedarville?

Enhance your career in healthcare with Cedarville's Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management, offered by the Robert W. Plaster School of Business. Whether you want to add value to your current position or take the next step in your career, this program will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed for leadership roles in various healthcare settings. You'll learn to combine industry-specific healthcare knowledge with sound Christian business principles, preparing you to serve with excellence in this vital, growing field.

Your coursework will consist of four flexible, fully online courses. Each course lasts seven weeks, allowing you to complete the program in as little as two semesters. You'll be taught from a biblical worldview and challenged to integrate your faith with your work. Upon completion, you'll be ready to serve others and glorify God through healthcare management.

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Program Overview

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management Highlights

In-Demand — Cedarville's Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management meets the need for healthcare administration professionals, as the industry growth continues to outpace the supply of professional managers.

Practical — You will study healthcare systems with an emphasis on ethically managing quality care while reducing costs and will have opportunities to apply what you're learning to real-world problems.

Accelerated — You can complete the four Certificate courses (each course just seven weeks long) in as little as two semesters. The schedule is flexible for working professionals.

Convenient — The four courses are available fully online, allowing you to earn the certificate from anywhere in the world.

Marked by Biblical Ethics — Addressing the continuing erosion of moral discernment in the medical field, you will study ethical issues from a biblical perspective, allowing you to construct a biblical foundation to appraise the ethics of institutional policies.

What Can You Do With a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management?

With a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management, you could advance your career in:

  • Human Resources
  • Social and Community Services
  • Training and Development
  • Practice Management
  • Health Insurance

Your certificate will be applicable in a wide range of healthcare settings:

  • Hospitals
  • Group physician practices
  • Nursing homes
  • Home healthcare
  • Mental health facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers

Admission, Costs and Aid, Start Dates

Admission Requirements — The first step in your graduate school journey at Cedarville is to apply for admission.

Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements

Costs and Financial Aid — Your decision to pursue quality, Christian graduate education represents a valuable investment in your career and professional development. To assure your degree is also affordable, Cedarville graduate programs are competitively priced and can be supplemented with a variety of financial aid.

Graduate Certificate Cost Information

Program Start Dates — Applications are accepted throughout the year, and you can enroll and begin classes in August, October, January, March, May, or July.

Program Curriculum

You will take four healthcare administration courses:

  • Ethical Issues in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Policy and Data Analysis
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Quality Management in Healthcare

Program Format and Related Programs

Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.

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Jeffrey Haymond, PhD

Dean, Robert W. Plaster School of Business; Professor of Economics


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John Delano, PhD

Associate Dean, Robert W. Plaster School of Business; Professor of Information Technology Management


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Kelley Anderson

Graduate Enrollment Advisor for Business and Innovation

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