If you’re thinking about an administrative career in healthcare, the Business of Healthcare certificate will further develop your business skills.
Both nonprofit and for-profit health institutions such as clinics, hospitals, insurance companies, medical offices and long-term care facilities require employees with business skills to help with operational decisions.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical and health services managers, like hospital administrators, is projected to grow 18% from 2018 to 2028. This rate of growth is much faster than the average for all occupations.
Healthcare business professionals manage employees and finances, reduce and manage risk and seek ways to provide effective and cost-efficient care.
Business of Healthcare curriculum
The Business of Healthcare Certificate is interdisciplinary, which means you’ll take courses from the business college and UNI’s Department of Health, Recreation and Community Services. Below are some of the required courses.
Introduction to Public Health
Healthcare and the Consumer
Economics of Labor Markets
Risk Management and Insurance
Introduction to Public Administration