Healthcare settings are highly dynamic workplaces that require people with diverse backgrounds to collaborate in a variety of situations. Our graduate certificate in healthcare leadership helps professionals build the skills they need to thrive in this rapidly changing environment.
Meet the Challenges in Healthcare
Health care professionals must be prepared to meet both ongoing and unexpected challenges, such as exceeding patient satisfaction expectations, achieving quality metrics, being financially responsible and managing effectively in a crisis. Our program provides a comprehensive, immediately applicable framework for managing teams and achieving consistent results.
Our students develop their personal skills and strengths by applying relevant and tested theory to real-world situations that exist within the industry. Students enhance their personalized leadership approach and learn to maximize their team’s effectiveness, including how to resolve the inevitable differences of perspective while preserving relationships.
Who Will Benefit?
Our program is designed for current and aspiring leaders in:
- Health systems
- Mental health facilities
- Physician practices
- Government and non-government agencies
The certificate program consists of four online courses, which are rigorous, graduate-level courses delivered in a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning. Each course takes seven weeks to complete and you may start in the fall or spring. At the end of the program, you will have earned the certificate and 12 graduate credits.
- HCA510: Essential Team Building for Health Care Leaders
- HCA515: Building Agreement and Relationships
- HCA520: Transformational Leadership Practices
- HLL525: Enhancing Dynamic Leadership Skills