Healthcare Management Certificate

Become an Asset in a Dynamic Industry

The Healthcare Management Certificate from Queens University delivers the skills you need to play an essential role in a variety of healthcare settings. Explore theories and best practices as you learn to examine the ethical challenges faced by the industry and take the next step in your career as a leader.

In addition to preparing you for career success in the field, the Healthcare Management Certificate program will also equip you with the essential business skills you need to stand out as a leader. Through a selection of courses guided by industry experts, you'll gain expertise in accounting, marketing and management as they apply to various aspects of healthcare.

When you complete the Healthcare Management Certificate program, you'll be ready to apply your business skills in diverse professional settings. Through leading management practices, you'll address ethical challenges in healthcare and develop strategic plans for improving healthcare systems and patient outcomes.

Career Outlook: A Growing Need for Healthcare Leaders

The need for management professionals in healthcare is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare management field is expanding at a rapid pace of 18%, which is more than three times the average industry growth rate1. As the field continues to grow, more than 71,000 new positions for medical and health services managers are expected to be created by 20281.

Medical and Health Services Manager

$100,980/Year

In this position, you would oversee the services provided in a medical facility. Your responsibilities would include planning services and managing the time of medical personnel to ensure each service is completed appropriately1.

General and Operations Manager

$100,780/Year

In this position, you would plan and direct services offered by a variety of facilities. Your responsibilities would include overseeing several departments' operations, evaluating performance, and ensuring each employee has the materials they need2.

Other titles you may qualify for:

  • Pediatric clinic manager
  • Quality manager
  • Clinic director
  • Practice manager

Curriculum: Healthcare Instruction Focused on Leadership

The Healthcare Management Certificate program utilizes a curriculum that examines today's healthcare industry from a business perspective. Courses are designed to deliver the industry-specific skills you need for professional success in healthcare, plus the business expertise you need to thrive as a trusted leader. As you complete the Healthcare Management Certification, you'll explore topics like health services organization and development, managerial accounting, marketing management and more.

Learn more about our Healthcare Management Certificate. Call us at 866-313-2356 to speak with an admissions representative, or request more information.

Sources:

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020 April 10). Medical and Health Services Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved May 8, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020 March 31). General and Operations Managers. Occupational Employment Statistics. Retrieved May 8, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes111021.htm.