Saint Joseph's MBA model is the first and only in Philadelphia to allow you to fully customize your experience. Our stackable, three-certificate model lets you choose two specializations in addition to a core MBA set of courses. Take them in any order, at your own pace, with the added flexibility of choosing online or on-campus options.
Healthcare Management Certificate
In the healthcare management certificate program at Saint Joseph’s University, you will learn the skills to be an effective leader in healthcare, pharmaceuticals and other health-related organizations. You will gain knowledge of best practices and new perspectives in healthcare together with your peer professionals in courses taught by industry experts.
The healthcare management certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or as part of Saint Joseph's stackable MBA. Whether you enroll in the certificate on its own or stack it as part of the MBA, you will receive a certificate credential that can be added to your resume.
What is the Healthcare Management Certificate?
Students who choose to stack their MBA with a healthcare management certificate will learn how to develop organizations and lead in an effective, compelling manner. This certificate is ideal for c-level executives, directors, managers, entrepreneurs and all other individuals in current or aspiring leadership positions. The program requires the completion of 12 credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in Saint Joseph's University courses. The program is designed by leadership experts and connected to a deep alumni network to help students take their career to the next level.
To complete the healthcare management certificate, you must choose three of the following courses, in addition to the core MKT 550 course.
- PMK 600 Healthcare Marketing (3 credits)
- PMK 610 Business of Healthcare Management (3 credits)
- PMK 620 Supply Chains in Healthcare Delivery (3 credits)
- PMK 640 Healthcare Economics & Policy (3 credits)
- PMK 660 Coding Coverage Reimbursement (3 credits)
- PMK 670 Pricing in Health Management (3 credits)
- PMK 680 Health Management Strategy (3 credits)
What Can You Do with a Healthcare Management Certificate?
Individuals who earn a healthcare management certificate or an MBA with a concentration in this area learn how to be effective leaders in healthcare, pharmaceuticals and other health-related organizations. Our faculty bring their experience and knowledge to the classroom, going in-depth on topics such as strategy, policy and pricing in relation to healthcare management. With a healthcare management certificate, you'll be equipped with the skills necessary to pursue careers in sectors such as:
- Medical device
- Health Management
How Will a Healthcare Management Certificate or MBA from Saint Joseph’s University Enhance Your Leadership Skills?
This specialized certificate will help you stand out in the job market. If you want to pursue or advance a career in healthcare management, the courses provided in this certificate are directly related to your goals.
With stackable certificates, Saint Joseph’s University now offers the opportunity to complete an MBA in as little as one year. If you are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare management, you now have the option to stack the business administration certificate with the healthcare management certificate as well as one other certificate of your choosing.
By combining a certificate with one of the second stackable MBA certificate options listed below, you will be prepared to advance your career with the confidence needed in the ever-changing healthcare industry.
STACKABLE CERTIFICATE OPTIONS:
Average part-time: 2 - 4 semesters, or 6 -12 months.
The healthcare management certificate is self-paced so you can take as many courses in a semester that makes sense with your schedule and goals.
|Credits||12 credits or 4 courses.|
|Spring, summer or fall.|
|Format||Online, on campus, or hybrid of both formats.|
|Tuition for 2021-2022|
$1,140 per credit hour.
Learn more about our tuition & fees.
|Stack this Certificate into a Master’s Program||The credits of the healthcare management certificate can be applied towards the MBA.|
|Potential Career Paths|
The healthcare management certificate helps prepare graduates for jobs in healthcare sectors such as:
You can enroll in this certificate with any bachelor’s degree. No business background or related experience required.
The GMAT is not required for certificates. To learn more about the admission process and required materials, Graduate Admission can provide more information or answer any questions.
Scholarships, federal and state grants, loans and other types of financial aid may be available to those who qualify. Our Financial Aid Office can help you understand your options.
Note: discounts cannot be combined.
Saint Joseph’s is a Yellow Ribbon School that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand your benefits.