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Healthcare Management, Graduate Certificate


The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management is designed for professionals who want to enhance their proficiency and breadth of healthcare knowledge. It provides individuals with an understanding of the context, management, and issues for healthcare organizations. It prepares students for a career in a healthcare environment by providing additional management skills and knowledge, including healthcare systems, healthcare policies, and healthcare population management affecting the healthcare delivery system.

Total Program Credits: 9

Matriculation Requirements:    
Application for admission:
  1. Application for admission to the Graduate Certificate Program in Healthcare Management with application fee.
  2. A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university, a nationally accredited program, or the international equivalent.
  3. A 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 GPA calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate work.
  4. Acceptance of graduate certificate program student status offers is valid only for the semester in the offer. Applicants who do not begin attendance during the semester in their admissions offers must reapply and pay the application fees before the applicable semester deadline. At the graduate certificate program's discretion, graduate certificate programs may defer enrollment if students apply for a deferment before the end of the semester for which they were admitted.
Discipline Core Requirements:   9 Credits
  MGMT 6300 Healthcare Systems 3
  MGMT 6310 Healthcare Policy 3
  MGMT 6320 Population Health Management 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Minimum of 9 credits required for a Certificate.
  2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher required in graduate certificate courses with no grade lower than a "C" in graduate certificate courses.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 6 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Graduate certificate coursework shall be completed within a period of six years.
    1. (Note: See Policy 524, Section 4.3.3).

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 6300 Healthcare Systems 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 6310 Healthcare Policy 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 6320 Population Health Management 3
  Semester total: 3
  Degree total: 9


Master of Business Administration Graduate Program

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Program Details

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze healthcare trends to understand patient's needs.
  2. Describe the budgeting, financial reporting, and control requirements of healthcare under public and business policies.
  3. Apply techniques using managerial epidemiology, biostatistics, political and economic analysis, public health initiatives.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the U.S. healthcare industry and its delivery systems, including innovations in how healthcare innovates.
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