The business administration graduate certificate is available to those in the medical field who hold an MSN degree or concurrently enrolled in an MSN degree program.

The healthcare industry faces complex market and political pressures, along with impacts from rapidly changing technology and chronic labor shortages. Management expertise specific to the industry becomes critical as healthcare organizations navigate these difficult issues.

The graduate certificate in business administration provides health care professionals with the business fundamentals that will prepare them to take a management role within a healthcare organization. Enrollment is limited to students who are concurrently enrolled in a Master of Science in Nursing degree program or have an MSN degree.

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Business Administration certificate curriculum


Course curriculum for the  Business Administration Graduate certificate will take your medical expertise to the next level. You’ll learn how to apply business concepts and strategies, while staying focused on patient care and well-being.

Graduate courses are scheduled in three 11-week modules. For the purposes of this program, Modules 1 and 2 are in the Fall and Module 3 is in the Spring. All classes in the three modules meet once per week in the evening. Depending on your course load, this program can be completed in one or two years.

 

One year completion plan of study:

Fall (9 credits) Spring (9 credits)
  • Strategic Planning and Organizational Analysis
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management of Human Resources
  • Cross-Function Operations Management

 

Two year completion plan of study:

Year One Fall (6 credits) Year One Spring (3 credits
  • Strategic Planning and Organizational Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management of Human Resources
Year Two Fall (6 credits) Year Two Spring (3 credits
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Cross-Function Operations Management

 

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