Administration & Management

Degree Awarded:
Post-Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration

Length of Program:
3 semesters

Application Deadlines:
Rolling Admissions
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Degree Overview

The Clarkson College online Post-Graduate certificate in Healthcare Administration is designed for individuals who already hold a Master’s degree but would like to pursue a specialization in health care administration. In the program, you will fine tune your critical thinking skills and learn diverse leadership strategies, such as defining business problems, assessing information, considering alternatives and choosing the best solution.

This online education program offers you:

  • Accelerated rate of completion to move quickly through the program
  • Courses are 100% online and start every six weeks
  • Courses designed to build fundamental business and leadership skills specific to health care
  • Dedicated and knowledgeable faculty focused on your academic success

The Post-Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration program does not require a final-semester capstone project.

How we prepare
the best

  • Curriculum designed for professionals with a Master’s degree looking to pursue a specialization in health care administration.
  • Coursework available 100 percent online with part- and full-time study options.
  • Ability to earn your certificate in three semesters.
  • Operational or leadership track options available.
  • Six-week course schedule allows for an accelerated completion rate and focused study plan.
  • Ability to tailor your curriculum to meet your professional goals.

Required Courses for Post-Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration

Required Courses

All classes are 7.5 weeks or 6 weeks in duration

Courses Semester Hours
MB 798 - Fundamentals of Scholarly Writing in APA 1
MB 800 - Ethics in Leadership 2
Total Semester Hours 3
Required Elective Courses

Students will select six classes or 18 credit hours to complete the certificate program. All classes are 7.5 weeks or 6 weeks in duration

Courses Semester Hours
MB 802 - Healthcare Delivery Systems 3
MB 808 - Healthcare Leadership 3
◊ MB 818 - Organizational Behavior 3
MB 813 - Healthcare Law and Policy 3
MB 819 - Human Resources 3
MB 821 - Healthcare Data Analytics 3
MB 826 - Healthcare Strategic Management 3
MB 828 - Financial Management in Healthcare 3
MB 833 - Healthcare Quality and Risk Management 3
MB 836 - Healthcare Project Management 3
MB 837 - Leading Change 3
MB 839 - Healthcare Reimbursement 3
MB 846 - Fundamentals of Informatics 3
Electives 18

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.


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Graduate Tuition

Cost per Credit Hour

Cost per Semester
$4,590 - Full-time (6 hrs)
$2,295 - Part-time (3 hrs)

Graduate Tuition $740 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Enrollment Fee for first time students $150/ each
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester
HCA 836 Simulation Fee $15/ class

Career Overview

Median Salary

$91,033, 2017

Job Outlook

The health care administration field is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017

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