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Health Care Management (Advanced Certificate)

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Why Health Care Management?

The world of health care is ever-changing and the need for services continues to grow. Strong leaders who know how to manage people, resources and services are in high demand by health care organizations.

Why Study Healthcare Management at Iona?

You will learn from faculty who are among the best in the business. They include practicing consultants working with Fortune 500 and multinational companies, and published authors frequently cited for their business insights.

This flexible certificate program offers you a choice of courses and can be completed at whatever pace you prefer. Students typically earn their certificate in six - 12 months.

This certificate can be done on a stand-alone basis or can be taken in conjunction with our full MBA.

What You'll Learn

The Health Care Management certificate program prepares you for a career in health care, a critically important and rapidly growing sector.

You will take courses in topics such as health care industry analysis, health care management, ambulatory care management, long term care management, and health care finance, among others.

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Unique Features:

  • Flexible choice of four courses (12 credits)
  • Can be completed in as little as six months
  • Option to complete a graduate certificate as part of the MBA


Program Highlights

Accredited Programs

Our business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) -- a highly acclaimed distinction awarded to just 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

You will be taking classes in our new state-of-the-art, eco-friendly LaPenta School of Business. An expanded LaPenta-Lynch Trading Floor features Bloomberg Terminals and a live, wrap-around stock ticker, which keeps the pulse of business right at your fingertips!

Faculty Experts

Our faculty are leaders in the world of business. They have extensive knowledge, experience and networks, and they will share all of that with you!

Jerome Bagaporo

Nursing provided me with the clinical skills and knowledge for me to be able to provide care to patients. Iona provided me the leadership skills and business perspective that I use to lead and to think strategically.

Jerome Bagaporo '19, Health Care Management Certificate

Careers & Outcomes

As the demand for health care services continues to grow at rapid pace, health care organizations seek leaders who can help manage their people, resources and services. With a certificate in Health Care Management, you will be in high demand by these ever-changing organizations.

Health care management professionals can find careers as a:

  • Clinical Director
  • Administration Supervisor
  • Medical Services Manager
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Social Service Manager