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Top 23 Certificates in Healthcare Studies 2019

A certificate is awarded to individuals completing a course of study that does not lead to a diploma. It may be issued for the completion of a single course or an entire program. Certificates may be offered at different levels of expertise as well.

What is a certificate in healthcare studies? Generally, it is a program that covers a wide variety of healthcare topics. Most courses focus on the administrative side of healthcare. Students may be introduced to medical terminologies, learn about policies and regulations, and gain an understanding of financial and ethical considerations specific to the healthcare industry. Some certificates are offered as stand-alone programs, or the credits earned can be applied to an associate or bachelor’s degree. Courses may include healthcare informatics, healthcare delivery systems, and healthcare administration and management.

Those who complete courses in healthcare studies and earn a certificate often discover they have developed many transferable skills that are beneficial in pursuing a variety of careers as well as for certain aspects of personal life. Some skills acquired may include basic time management, communication and computer skills.

Certificates in healthcare studies are awarded at many different universities. Each school may have varied program requirements. Because of this, there is no standard tuition rate. Prospective students should contact the institution presenting the certificate for further information on rates and fees.

Most certificate programs prepare students for entry-level positions. Some career options may include medical transcriptionist, hospital maintenance engineer, medical administrative assistant, or medical biller and coder. Individuals may find opportunities working for the government, non-profits and private healthcare systems. Certificates are also usually helpful in advancing one’s career for persons already employed within the field. A certification in healthcare studies may prepare graduates for positions as managers or administrators.

For students seeking a more flexible schedule, online certification programs may be available in whole or in part. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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23 Results in Healthcare Studies

Angelo State University College of Business

Our 12 credit-hour Healthcare Management Certificate is designed for professionals seeking to advance in the healthcare industry. The certificate focuses on expanding kno ... [+]

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Our 12 credit-hour Healthcare Management Certificate is designed for professionals seeking to advance in the healthcare industry. The certificate focuses on expanding knowledge about issues regarding ethics, healthcare finance, operations and healthcare communications. Expand your career opportunities, while learning to improve practices and procedures in the healthcare industry from healthcare experts.

Certificate Program

Healthcare Management Certificate

Careers

This certificate is an excellent addition to the résumé of anyone interested in a management role in the healthcare industry, including hospital CEO, medical facility CFO, pharmaceutical product manager, health informatics manager, medical practice manager or a physician relations liaison.... [-]

USA San Angelo
September 2019
2 semesters
Campus
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health - Online

A one-year, online certificate program focusing on understanding and leading the transformation of hospital and health systems to value-based reimbursement. ... [+]

The Certificate in Population Health Management is a fully online, part-time graduate program offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Population health management has emerged as an important strategy for healthcare providers and payers and the Certificate in Population Health Management prepares students to examine and respond to both challenges and opportunities to improve health within and across populations.

The program is structured to guide health care professionals seeking to transform or create sustainable models of value-driven accountable care.

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USA USA Online
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online
University of Essex Online

Develop your career or make your move into Healthcare Management with our internationally-focused Postgraduate Certificate. This course will give you an understanding of ... [+]

Delve into the fascinating world of global healthcare and take your first steps towards leadership with our online Postgraduate Certificate in International Healthcare Management. The course will provide you with an understanding of leadership and management theory, challenges and practices in relation to healthcare.

You’ll learn the principles and practices of good management as well as developing an awareness of the healthcare environment. You’ll also gain skills which will enhance your CV and that can be used directly in your current position or to enhance your career further.

Using programme content created by tutors with considerable academic and professional experience, you’ll gain confidence as well as an in-depth knowledge of the complexities of modern management which can be applied within a healthcare setting. You will also be able to recognize and address ethical, social and political dilemmas and apply ethical and organizational values to situations and choices. After completing the programme you’ll also acquire a range of critical and analytical skills that can be used in a variety of different professional contexts.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
8 months
Online
IUBH Fernstudium

Our certificate course Business Administration in Health / Nursing Management (IUBH) enables you to achieve an excellent education and training in just three semesters. C ... [+]

Our certificate course Business Administration in Health / Nursing Management (IUBH) enables you to achieve an excellent education and training in just three semesters. Continuing education at university level. You can specialize in sector-specific elective modules in your chosen field of specialization and become a specialist in the field of health management or nursing management.

With us you study in only 3 semesters, supported by vodcasts, video lectures, tutors and printed as well as digital further education scripts - no matter where you are at the moment.

Facts about continuing education Business Administration / Health / Nursing Management (IUBH) Degree : Business Administration in Health / Nursing Management (IUBH) Continuing education duration : alternatively 3, 4 or 6 semesters Continuing Education Model : Online Study Language of instruction : German Probationary period : 4 weeks Extension : free of charge Admission Requirements : Without ECTS credits: Without ECTS credits: min. 2-year vocational training or 3 years of professional experience; With receipt of ECTS points: (Fach-) Abitur or completed master examination or min. 2-year training with 3 years of professional experience Accreditation : ZFU (No. 286017) Start of training : at any time Certification : Certificate 2-stage model ... [-]
Germany Bad Honnef
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 36 months
Online
E-Learning University of Athens

The present online course in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine has a clinical focus, incorporating basic aspects of Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering. ... [+]

The present online course in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine has a clinical focus, incorporating basic aspects of Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering. Students have the opportunity to learn about new, up to date technologies that are applicable to modern therapeutic approaches such as stem cell applications, nanomedicine, tissue engineering.

Project topics include stem cell biology, cell therapy, tissue engineering, functionalized scaffolds, biomaterials.

The course is open to suitably qualified Greek and International graduates, holding at least a Degree in Medicine, Biology, Biochemistry or related fields. It is included in the Nanotechnology-Nanomedicine category of our online courses and it runs via a user-friendly educational platform. Once the participant completes all the units successfully, he/she receives a certificate of training.... [-]

Greece Athens
June 2019
10 weeks
Online
University of Lethbridge

The Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (GCHSM) is jointly offered by the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences. This certificate i ... [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (GCHSM) is jointly offered by the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences. This certificate is primarily designed for individuals with an undergraduate degree in health care or management, who are working full-time and would like to move into (or have recently been promoted into) a managerial role.

This program provides basic management knowledge for practitioners and entry-level managers in the health sector. The focus is on providing students with the knowledge necessary to enter a management position in the Canadian healthcare system. The GCHSM is available for students who wish to increase their knowledge level but may be unable to, or are cautious about, committing to a full Master’s degree.... [-]

Canada Lethbridge
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Campus
London South Bank University

This 60 Credits Award course prepares Healthcare Support Workers to progress within their careers in healthcare. ... [+]

This part-time course, delivered over one academic year, addresses the concept of person-centred care, building on the principles outlined in Trust Induction Programmes, and considers the Healthcare Support Worker's role in both enhancing the quality of life for patients with a range of long term conditions and their role in ensuring that patients whose conditions deteriorate are identified swiftly and effectively. The course also recognises the Healthcare Support Workers' role in team working and contributing to rapidly changing service patterns in the NHS.

The course aims to enable you to develop a reflective and enquiring approach to your practice, and to develop the knowledge and understanding with which to develop your practice. You will be encouraged to develop a contemporary approach to care which is based on best available evidence, and to demonstrate your commitment to excellence in providing care for patients and their families and carers. The course also aims to encourage you to sustain your personal development and take a life-long approach to learning.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Confederation College

Leadership for Healthcare Professionals Graduate Certificate program is designed to enable international healthcare professionals to develop new skills in the areas of le ... [+]

Leadership for Healthcare Professionals

This one-year, graduate certificate program is designed to enable international healthcare professionals to develop new skills in the areas of leadership, human resources management, conflict resolution, and strategic thinking. Graduates will have a unique opportunity to blend their healthcare background with the leadership and human resources management outcomes of this specialized, postgraduate program. Successful graduates of this specialized program will receive a one-year, graduate certificate in Leadership for Healthcare Professionals.

Eligible applicants

Eligible applicants include University graduates from programs including medicine, nursing, dentistry, psychology, and optometry.... [-]

Canada Thunder Bay
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Bow Valley College

This Certificate program has been designed for professionals who are interested in a leadership role. The Health and Human Services Management Post-Diploma Certificate co ... [+]

Become a leader in healthcare by developing the skills and knowledge to work in management positions in the health and human services sector. You will build upon the health or human service diploma and degree that you have already obtained to fulfill a leadership role. This Certificate program has been designed for professionals who are interested in a leadership role. The Health and Human Services Management Post-Diploma Certificate combines health and human services sector knowledge with business skills, providing learners with advanced health and human services courses as well as business courses to prepare them for work in management positions in the health and human services field. This integrated approach prepares graduates to engage in tasks related to the provision of human services as well as the effective running of an organization, e.g., through managing human resources, finances, and program evaluation. The Health and Human Services Management Post-Diploma Certificate at Bow Valley College is a unique Post-Diploma Certificate in Canada.... [-]

Canada Calgary
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Brighton College

At Brighton College, a leader among online Medical Coding and Billing schools, you will receive the in-depth, high-quality training and coursework you need to sit for you ... [+]

At Brighton College, a leader among online Medical Coding and Billing schools, you will receive the in-depth, high-quality training and coursework you need to sit for your Medical Coding and Billing certification exam and prepare for your new career.

Our Medical Coding and Billing online courses will give you the skills and specific expertise you need to become successful in this quickly growing, in-demand field. Learn more and take charge of your future today.

Brighton College’s Medical Coding and Billing program cover ICD-10 code. This program will always cover any updates to the Coding System.

What Does a Medical Coder and Biller Do?

Medical coding and billing professionals are vital to the success of any medical office. Doctors rely on you to accurately code diagnoses and procedures, prepare insurance forms, and handle billing. You will learn skills that are in demand and have the opportunity for great earning potential.... [-]

USA USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Regent Business School

The Higher Certificate in Health Care Services Management ( HCHCSM) is a 1-year programme intended for healthcare practitioners and related professionals. ... [+]

The Higher Certificate in Health Care Services Management ( HCHCSM) is a 1-year programme intended for healthcare practitioners and related professionals such as medical practitioners, nurses, physiotherapists and optometrists, as well as non–medical persons interested in pursuing management careers in health care services in the private and public sector. The programme serves a dual purpose: school leavers will be empowered with initial management training and professionals in healthcare, who occupy managerial positions but have no formal management training will acquire managerial training and competencies.

Persons completing this qualification will:

Gain an in-depth unders... [-]
South Africa Durban Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
ABI College

This course builds on the knowledge and skills learnt during the Certificate programme, providing advanced preparation for those who wish to pursue care management and ad ... [+]

Overview

Duration: 2 Years

Starts On: January, April & September

Campus: London or Reading

Awarding Body: Edexcel

This course builds on the knowledge and skills learnt during the Certificate programme, providing advanced preparation for those who wish to pursue care management and administrative posts in healthcare services.

This HND Health and Social Care Management BTEC course focuses on human resources, financial, political, cultural, economic, ethical, industrial, technological and psycho-social aspects of healthcare.

This HND Health and Social Care course offers a broad-based introduction to Health Care Management. The course is delivered through lectures and tutorials. Assessment includes assignments, case studies, projects and presentations.... [-]

United Kingdom London Reading
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Redlands

Develop important management, supervision and process improvement skills necessary to support today’s complex healthcare industry. ... [+]

Develop important management, supervision and process improvement skills necessary to support today’s complex healthcare industry.

Required courses include:

Healthcare Leadership Principles and Practice (3 credits) [HADCS 302]

Examine the principles of leadership, supervision, and management within the healthcare system. Topics include problem solving, management best practices, professionalism within the industry, strategic thinking, management styles and approaches, leadership development, opportunities for improvement and professional development.

Healthcare Quality and Performance Management (2 credits) [HADCS 303]

Learn to improve organizational quality, effectiveness, and performance. Topics include quality management, best practices in healthcare systems, project and program management, data analysis, quality improvement standards and benchmarks, performance improvement programs, supervision and teambuilding, regulatory requirements and external accreditation standards.... [-]

USA San Diego
January 2020
Part-time
12 months
Campus
Mater Dei Institute of Education

This interdisciplinary course provides participants with knowledge, skills and competencies in the specialised area of Health Care Ethics to address various ethical issue ... [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Ethics (Health Care) is jointly coordinated by MDI, DCU Institute of Ethics and DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences. This interdisciplinary course provides participants with knowledge, skills, and competencies in the specialized area of Health Care Ethics to address various ethical issues, challenges and dilemmas that emerge in the daily context of the delivery of health care. Lectures are driven by a creative and active integration between theory and practice, which is facilitated by collaborative group learning, discussions, debate and analysis of various case scenarios. The Graduate Certificate in Ethics (Health Care) is offered on a part-time basis over one year.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Columbia Southern University

Columbia Southern University recognizes that there is a growing desire of many within the workforce for focused training in a professional specialization. To meet this ne ... [+]

Columbia Southern University recognizes that there is a growing desire of many within the workforce for focused training in a professional specialization.

To meet this need, CSU offers Graduate Certificate Programs which fully utilize courses from the CSU degree concentrations.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Students select four courses (12 semester credit hours) from a graduate concentration to earn a graduate level certificate in the concentration area.

Curriculum

MHA 5001 - Health Care Financial Management MHA 5101 - Legal Foundations of Health Care MHA 5201 - Health Resources and Policy Analysis MHA 6501 - Advanced Health Care Management [-]
USA Orange Beach
September 2019
Part-time
Online