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Health Care Administration Certificate

Health Care Administration Certificate

Use your business knowledge to influence the Health Care field.

The Health Care Administration certificate has been carefully designed to provide students with fundamental business skills along with a broad understanding of management in a health care setting. Health care administrators need to possess a variety of management,communication and leadership skills.They work in various types of health care facilities that provide a wide array of health care services and levels of care. Techniques of analysis and evaluation will be applied to the delivery of health services with a focus on organizational design, staffing, financing and utilization of limited resources.

Gainful Employment

Federal regulations require institutions to disclose to prospective and current students certain information about Gainful Employment Programs. A “Gainful Employment” program is a certificate program that leads to gainful employment in a recognized occupation.  Ursuline College currently offers some certificate programs that meet the Gainful Employment definition. Information about this certificate program, including related occupations, graduation rate, median loan debt for program completers, on-time completion rate and other pertinent facts is available on the following document(s):

 

Use your business knowledge to influence the Health Care field.

The Health Care Administration Certificate has been carefully designed to provide students with fundamental business skills along with a broad understanding of management in a health care setting. Health care administrators need to possess a variety of management,communication and leadership skills.They work in various types of health care facilities that provide a wide array of health care services and levels of care. Techniques of analysis and evaluation will be applied to the delivery of health services with a focus on organizational design, staffing, financing and utilization of limited resources.

Gainful Employment

Federal regulations require institutions to disclose to prospective and current students certain information about Gainful Employment Programs. A “Gainful Employment” program is a certificate program that leads to gainful employment in a recognized occupation.  Ursuline College currently offers some certificate programs that meet the Gainful Employment definition. Information about this certificate program, including related occupations, graduation rate, median loan debt for program completers, on-time completion rate and other pertinent facts is available on the following document(s):

 

Career opportunities in the health care industry are among the fastest growing in the United States, and health care is the largest industry in the Greater Cleveland metropolitan area. New laws and delivery systems in providing health care have created many specialized industries, such as long-term rehabilitation, assisted living facilities, industrial medicine and home health care.

Entry level management positions in the health care industry

  • Activities Program Coordinator
  • Coordinator of Volunteer Services
  • Coordinator of Discharge Planning
  • Manager of Home Health Care Services
  • Manager of Patient Advocacy
  • Coordinator of Outreach Services
  • Coordinator of Ancillary Services
  • Supervisor of Transportation Services
  • Manager of Quality Assurance
  • Medical Staff Coordinator
  • Coordinator of Billing and Finance

Advanced Management Positions in the Health Care Industry

  • Admissions Director for a multi-care hospital
  • Business Manager for a large physician group practice
  • Director of Emergency Services
  • Director of Information Technologies
  • Director of Financial Services
  • Director of Volunteer Services
  • Director of Activities/Programs
  • Director of Wellness Programming
  • Director of Community Relations and Social Media

Take the following classes to fulfill the requirements for a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Care Administration:

  • BU 115 – Fundamentals of MIS
  • BU 220 – Principles of Marketing
  • BU 330 – Human Resource Management
  • BU 336 – Organizational Behavior
  • HCA 350 – Operations and Systems Management of HCA
  • HCA 360 – Health Care Economics
  • HCA 370 – Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration
  • HCA 430 – Financial Management of Health Care Institutions
  • HCA 450 – Health Care Policy Formation & Implications of Strategic Policy Initiatives
  • HCA 475 – Academic Internship

Read course descriptions and learn about additional requirements and options in the Course Catalog.

Anthony Cafarelli, Ph.D., L.S.W., Program Director

Rosemarie Emanuele, Ph.D.

Celeste Suchocki, Adjunct Faculty

Brendan Sorg, Adjunct Faculty

Mark Weiss, Adjunct Faculty

 

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