Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration
CERTIFICATE CODE - CG01
The Public Administration Department offers a healthcare administration certificate for students who are interested in a career in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, health departments, nursing homes, mental health services, home health services, nonprofit voluntary agencies, health research foundations, public and private insurance, and a variety of governmental agencies. The certificate program is available to students pursuing a degree other than the MPA degree or as a non-degree seeking student. For more information, please consult: http://publicadmin.wvu.edu/.
|PUBA 670||Health Systems||3|
|PUBA 671||Healthcare Organization and Operation||3|
|PUBA 672||Healthcare Finance||3|
|Healthcare Electives (Select electives to total 3 credits. Others approved by Healthcare Advisor)||3|
|Alternative Healthcare Delivery Systems|
|Organization Performance Improvement|
|Population Health Management|
|Creativity and Innovation|
|Integrated Delivery System|
|Policy Issues in Women's Health|
|Healthcare Law and Ethics|
|Healthcare Information Systems|
|PUBA 780||Healthcare Administration Practicum (or equivalent capstone course approved by the Director.)||3|
Certificate Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the certificate, students should be able to:
- Understand, identify, and explain key social, political, and economic issues that shape the delivery of healthcare in the United States.
- Examine and identify the variety of organizations and entities in the healthcare delivery environment.
- Assess current workforce, funding, organizational delivery, quality and equity trends in healthcare administration.
Understand, interpret, and utilize financial information, reports, policies and tools to implement decision-making in healthcare administration.