Health care is a rapidly changing industry with a constant demand for innovative and dynamic professionals. Salve Regina University’s graduate certificate in healthcare administration provides opportunities for motivated individuals to enhance their health care careers and expand their employment options.
Meet Your Personal and Professional Goals
Our certificate program explores the latest trends and develops the professional competencies expected by top health care organizations. The flexible curriculum allows students to tailor their coursework to meet their educational, professional and personal goals. All courses are taught by respected professionals who blend theoretical foundations with personal experiences from their areas of expertise, all while respecting the University’s commitment to the mercy tradition.
Salve Regina’s graduate certificate in healthcare administration is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree and are looking for continued professional or personal development. Students in good academic standing who would like to continue their studies may apply to the M.S. in healthcare administration program and carry the credits forward.
Students pursuing the graduate certificate customize their studies by selecting courses from the program’s core curriculum, in consultation with the program director.
Core curriculum courses include:
- HCA501: Introduction to Health Care
- HCA505: Health Care Marketing
- HCA509: Human Resources Management
- HCA519: Health Care Finance
- HCA525: Ethics for Health Professionals
- HCA528: Health Policy
- HCA533: Health Law
- HCA543: Public Health Administration
- HCA547: Application of Health Care Management Theory
- HCA570: Internship in Healthcare Administration