Health Care Management (Advanced Certificate)

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Why Health Care Management?

Health care organizations need strong leadership who have expertise managing people, resources and health services. An Advanced Certificate in Health Care Management is an excellent way to level up your career on the business management side of health care.

Why Study Healthcare Management at Iona?

At Iona University, our flexible Advanced Certificate in Health Care Management can be easily tailored to your career objectives. You have the freedom to select the four graduate-level courses that make up this certificate. These health care leadership courses are offered online as well as in the evenings at Iona’s New Rochelle campus.

In addition, the 12-credit program can be considered stand-alone professional development for health care leadership or can be incorporated into our full MBA program.

The graduate-level certificate program can be completed at whatever pace you choose, students typically earn their certificate in six - 12 months. You learn from faculty who include practicing consultants working with Fortune 500 and multinational companies and published authors frequently cited for their business insights.

What You'll Learn

Throughout the Health Care Management certificate program, you delve into business management for health care organizations. You will take courses in topics such as health care industry analysis, ambulatory care management, public health issues & practice and health care finance, among others. Advancing your knowledge in these areas prepares you to pivot your career to health care leadership or further your career ambitions.

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Careers & Outcomes

As the demand for services continues to grow at a rapid pace, health care organizations seek leadership who can effectively manage people and resources. With a certificate in Health Care Management, your specialized business expertise will be in high demand.

Health care management professionals can find careers as a:

  • Clinical Director
  • Administration Supervisor
  • Medical Services Manager
  • Social Service Manager
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

Certificate Program Highlights

Accredited Business Program

Iona University’s 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. Accreditation highlights our commitment to graduate business education centered on student success.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

You will be taking classes in our LaPenta School of Business. Our new eco-friendly building features areas for student collaboration, an expanded LaPenta-Lynch Trading Floor, Bloomberg Terminals and a live stock ticker.

Faculty Experts

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

Learn More about Iona’s Health Care Management Certificate

Iona’s Advanced Certificate in Health Care Management offers flexible training that builds your leadership expertise in business management related to health care organizations. Students select the graduate health care management courses that align with their career goals and also have the option to complete this certificate as part of Iona’s MBA.

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