Medical and Health Services Manager
In response to demand in the healthcare industry for practitioners who have strong management expertise, Ohio University developed a custom program for clinicians to hone their management skills. The Executive Management for Healthcare Professionals Certificate provides business training specific to modern healthcare leadership by covering topics that fall outside traditional medical education. Coursework is informed by OHIO's 90-plus years of business education experience.
In this flexible, 100% online program, students complete three courses focused on management and choose one course from seven electives to align their certificate to their career goals. You'll study topics like analytics, Lean Six Sigma quality improvement, leadership and team-building, all oriented toward healthcare contexts.
Clinicians with management expertise play an essential role in healthcare organizations by providing high-quality patient care while achieving their organization’s business goals.
7-Week Courses | 12 Total Credits
By completing a focused curriculum of just four courses, including one customizable elective, you will build the management skills you need to advance your career as a leader in the healthcare field. You can also apply up to nine credits toward an OHIO MBA or MSM degree.
No GMAT Required | No prerequisite courses
To apply to OHIO's online certificate program, you will need:
|Online Application||Apply now|
|Required Degree||Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university|
|Transcripts||Official transcripts from all institutions attended|
You can transfer up to three credits into the graduate Healthcare Management Certificate program at Ohio University. Reach out to an enrollment advisor at 740.924.5725 to learn more.
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$9,948 Total Tuition (Resident) | $829 Per Credit (Resident) | Scholarships Available
|Cost per credit hour||
$829 (Ohio resident)
|Total credit hours||12|
|Total estimated cost, minus fees||
$9,948 (Ohio resident)
|Other costs to budget for||You may have costs in addition to tuition, such as textbooks, supplies and fees. Take these into consideration as you budget for your program.|
Listed tuition is for estimating purposes only and is subject to change.
Ohio University is a Military Friendly® school and has been repeatedly ranked among the top institutions for active duty and veteran students. Our Veteran and Military Student Services Center provides access to programs and services specifically for military members and their families. As an OHIO online student, you can earn credit for select military experience, training or previous college credit. Additionally, scholarships of $1,500 are available for military/veteran students.
OHIO is committed to offering affordable, competitive tuition and has been recognized as a best-value university by U.S. News & World Report. We offer financial aid to all students who qualify – our FAFSA code is 003100. Scholarships of $1,500 are available for alumni, military/veteran students and employees of corporate partners.
The College of Business offers several different financial opportunities for our professional and online graduate students, including a corporate partner program scholarship, alumni scholarship, and a veteran and military scholarship.
Ohio University has a long tradition of offering online programs specifically designed for the modality and created for working professionals. Our online students complete engaging, comprehensive coursework that combines the academic excellence and experience-based learning of a traditional program with all the flexibility and convenience of online study.
With asynchronous courses and part-time scheduling (one course per seven weeks), you can earn your degree while maintaining your current work and personal commitments. Virtual office hours give you the opportunity to connect with peers and faculty. Access your coursework 24/7 and complete your assignments on a schedule that fits your life.
Throughout your program, you will gain foundational business skills related to analytics, Lean Six Sigma improvement, leadership and team-building that you can immediately apply in your practice or organization.
When you finish your program, you'll be able to:
Instructors in the online healthcare management certificate program bring a wide range of academic and professional perspectives to the online classroom. Our faculty have relevant backgrounds in areas such as analytics, management and operational improvement. These valuable insights inform program assignments and provide students with a comprehensive learning experience.
As a student, you'll benefit from: