Graduate certificates allow individuals to continue their education (a requirement under most healthcare licensure standards) without committing to a full master’s program.

Hours taken for a graduate certificate may be applied to the MS in Healthcare Management.

What You’ll Study

With a healthcare management in administration certificate, you’ll learn how a healthcare organization operates. You’ll complete a minimum of 12 credit hours to achieve this certificate.

Required Courses: 12 Hours

A grade of ‘C’ is required in each core course.

  • EC585 Healthcare Economics (3)
  • HA510 Healthcare Operations (3)
  • HA582 Healthcare Budgeting and Reimbursement (3)
  • HA586 Health Strategy & Marketing (3)

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Your education is just one piece to launching an extraordinary career. Once you’ve mastered the material, you still have to find the job you want, make the right connections, sell your knowledge and experience—and if all this is giving you anxiety, don’t panic. SEMO’s Career Services office is here to help you with the next step. They’ll provide the expertise and support you need, so you’re landing your dream job in no time.


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Department of Management
Office Phone
(573) 651-2121
Office Location
Dempster Hall, 260
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 5850
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701