Graduate Certificate in Healthcare
Refine your leadership skills as you learn practical business lessons for the healthcare industry in just 9 months.

Developed for current high potential healthcare professionals and those aspiring toward a career in healthcare, the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare will help you build credentials quickly and gain competencies that can be put into action immediately within the healthcare industry. Students can apply credits earned in this program towards the Jack Welch MBA with Healthcare concentration and receive a tuition credit.

Gain these specialized skills:
  • Strategically solve complex problems within the healthcare industry
  • Understand the core concepts of service delivery, payment and insurance, and various business models within the healthcare sector
  • Develop healthcare management strategies
  • Effectively communicate policies, practices, and procedures
  • Apply Six Sigma principles throughout healthcare companies

Plus, you’ll get all the other great features and benefits that JWMI’s top-ranked MBA curriculum offers.

here's what you can expect:

The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Curriculum

Through three graduate courses, students will learn techniques highly sought after within the healthcare industry:

Learn to improve the patient experience, reduce costs and build better leaders within the healthcare landscape. See how the principles of Six Sigma and differentiation permeate throughout healthcare. This course is an introduction to the healthcare sector, with a focus on comprehending the core concepts of service delivery, payment and insurance, and various business models within the healthcare sector. You will explore the concept of defining quality in patient care and examine ways to enhance the patient experience balancing process improvement against the need to streamline costs in the sector.

There is a cost to saving lives. Deciding where to invest in technology is critical, whether you are choosing between technology to protect patient records or technology that will save more lives. Business leaders need to stay ahead of the game and balance the risks associated with these costly decisions. You will explore the role of information technology in the success of the delivery system and other important healthcare processes and understand what it means to manage information technology to accomplish delivery system objectives.
Healthcare is complex and bureaucratic. Leaders find ways to navigate through the bureaucracy and use it to their advantage. You will explore various regulatory agencies, policies, and guidelines and identify ways to maneuver through the healthcare industry and drive results. You will learn about the impact of the Affordable Care Act and attempts to reform the U.S. healthcare system from both a federal and state perspective. This course reviews various laws governing healthcare institutions and dilemmas faced by managers in the industry.
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