Healthcare Management Certificate

The Certificate in Healthcare Management Program is an 18-credit program. Among the highlights:

  • Five required courses (15 credits) from five core content areas as well as one elective course (3 credits) from a relevant area of your choosing.
  • The five core content areas cover:
    • Healthcare Management
    • Healthcare Policy
    • Financial Analysis & Decision-Making
    • Biomedical Informatics
    • Healthcare Ethics
  • Flexible programming with 12 month and part time tracks available.
  • Faculty experts from UVM’s College of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Public Administration Program.
  • Advanced-level courses geared toward professionals from all aspects of the healthcare industry.

What’s New?

Our redesigned Certificate in Healthcare Management accommodates the needs of busy professionals. New features include:

  • Ever-expanding list of ONLINE courses taught by experts in the field.
  • On-campus courses scheduled with professionals in mind – evenings or intensive summer sessions.
  • 12-month track option for certificate completion in one calendar year.

Who Should Apply?

Our graduate-level program is open to anyone with a bachelor’s degree, a 3.0 or above GPA and designed for:

  • Healthcare professionals trained in medicine, nursing, occupational or physical therapy, pharmacy or other healthcare professions.
  • Non-clinical professionals in related fields such as the insurance industry, government agencies, human service agencies, non-profits and for-profit companies in healthcare.
  • Students currently completing graduate studies in medicine, nursing, occupational or physical therapy, pharmacy, other healthcare professions or master’s programs in Business Administration or Public Administration.
  • Anyone interested in a career in healthcare administration or in taking a leadership role in a healthcare-related field while making progress toward a certificate and potential job advancement.

Getting Started

  • Start the program at any time of the year; a spring start allows you to finish in just 12 months.
  • To review your options, contact Continuing Education at 800-639-3210 or 802-656-2085. An advisor will assist you in your decision-making process.
  • You also may complete the online application now in just 5-10 minutes.

Finishing the Program

Following successful completion of 18 credits, you may obtain your Healthcare Management Certificate by contacting an advisor at Continuing Education, 802-656-2085.