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Complex, crowded and ever-changing, the healthcare marketplace has never been so challenging for a provider, payer or other stakeholder to succeed.

The graduate certificate in healthcare management is designed to enable students to become competent, confident leaders and expose them to the critical management, legal, economic and technological issues that healthcare systems, long-term care providers, clinicians, device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and other organizations face.

Course Description

Course descriptions and additional information about the curriculum can be found in the University catalog.

Healthcare Management Certificate Curriculum

Coursework involves a required Organizational Theory & Systems Management course (3 credit hours).

Students will then complete a program of 12 credit hours, exploring topics including:

  • Health Economics
  • Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Policy, Law & Ethics
  • Managing Change, Creativity & Innovation

Schedule and Class Participation

Classes are offered in a blend of weekend and evening formats.  Weekend classes meet on alternating weekends from 4-6:45 p.m. on Fridays and/or 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays. Evening classes are offered Monday through Thursday evenings 6:15-9 p.m.

Students choose how to participate with three options for attending classes: in-person, in real-time online or by watching a recording. All three options can be utilized throughout the program based on the most convenient option for your schedule. This format enables you to balance a busy schedule and earn a credential in less time than a traditional MBA or other master's program.

Stackable Certificates

If you're interested in earning your MBA but don't have the time to commit to a full program, our stackable certificates allow you to earn credits toward an MBA degree and earn micro-credentials along the way.

Learn more about stackable certificates

Compare Our Healthcare Programs

Baldwin Wallace University offers three healthcare programs to meet the diverse needs of students, including a healthcare MBA, healthcare management MBA and healthcare management certificate.

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Tuition, Fees & Financial Aid

LEARN MORE

Ready to take the next step and learn more about graduate business certificate programs at BW? Submit the form below or contact Carmen Castro-Rivera at (440) 826-3331 or ccastror@bw.edu today. 

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