Expand your knowledge
Earning your healthcare management certification allows you to expand your knowledge of the healthcare industry and enhance your skills. In this program, you will work toward becoming a leader or manager in healthcare. After completion, you can apply for roles such as healthcare management administrator.
In this certification program, you'll expand on the skills you learned in your undergraduate studies. Plus, the certificate program allows you to acquire the knowledge and skills you desire without the commitment of a full MBA program.
What you'll learn in this certificate program
- Health insurance and ethics
- Advanced knowledge of the healthcare industry
- Leadership and management of organizations
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At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials.
Healthcare management certificate courses
As a student in the healthcare management certificate program, you are required to complete four courses (12 credits). The 12 credits earned from the certificate courses can be transferred to the MBA degree program should you decide to pursue an MBA degree within 1–2 years after completion of the certificate.
MBA 600: Leadership and Management of Organizations
Get introduced to leading thinkers in business today and to influential theories and approaches to contemporary business issues. Organizational styles, innovation and change, globalization and technology are among the issues analyzed to determine best practices for leaders and managers. Learn how to apply these ideas, theories and strategies to analyses of case studies and to examples from your own professional life.
MBA 681: Healthcare Industry
In this course the complexity of the U.S. health care industry with thousands of hospitals, doctor offices, clinics, nursing homes, specialized care facilities and major manufacturing corporations are discussed.
MBA 682: Healthcare Administration
This course examines the health and human services organizations and the management and organizational theories relevant to effective administration of health care institutions. The real cases related to the management of different health care organizations are discussed to prepare students for effective administration of diverse and dynamic health care industry.
MBA 683: Health Insurance and Ethics
This course analyzes the private and public health insurance plans, benefits and regulations. The managed care and public plans such as Medicaid, Medicare and affordable care are discussed. Private and public sector health insurance, both as provided by employers and government agencies such as Medicaid and Medicare are examined.
Careers in healthcare
As a student of the healthcare management certification program, you are setting yourself up for a variety of managerial careers in the healthcare industry, including:
- Healthcare management administrator
- Medical records manager
- Office manager
- Practice administrator
- Department or division manager/supervisor
- Facility manager