required for program
$540 per credit
Interested in a healthcare administration degree? Discover our graduate certificate in Healthcare Management (HCM) that prepares you to step into positions of leadership in the quickly growing field of healthcare with industry-specific knowledge and God-honoring management skills.
Our graduate certificate in healthcare management is intentionally designed to be both realistically attainable and undeniably valuable. Discover an online healthcare administration program that will propel you forward into one of the fastest growing fields.
Students pursuing this certificate receive instruction in finance, policy, ethics, and legal issues specific to healthcare. Graduate with a competitive edge and solid foundation for success in meaningful positions of leadership in the healthcare administration industry.
credits required for program
total cost (before financial aid)
projected job growth over the next 10 years
median salary in the field in 2020
What’s holding you back from taking the next step?
Still have questions about earning an online graduate certificate in healthcare management? Check out a few of our most frequently asked questions!
Definitely. We know it can be nerve-wracking to take the next step toward your goals, especially as you consider how pursuing a degree will fit into your busy life.
That’s why we’ve created a value-packed HCM program that provide a manageable workload for a busy adult. Experience flexible education and student-friendly courses all within a convenient online format—so you can complete coursework when it’s convenient for you.
Yes! It is a top priority to make quality education affordable so that you can ignite your calling right here at UNW. You can expect competitive tuition that’s actually less than the cost of most state undergraduate programs.
More than our commitment to an affordable education, though, is our commitment to a valuable one. Invest in an education at UNW that offers faith-infused learning, a highly interactive online community, courses taught by industry-active faculty, and a student-friendly course design.
Absolutely. We believe students of all ages thrive in a learning environment where they feel known, supported, and encouraged. Our online HCM program, steeped in faith-infused principles, offers access to free tutoring and coaching resources, personal academic advising, optional live-learning sessions, and—of course—our highly interactive virtual community.
Our curriculum is designed to provide you with a foundation for success in the real world. A graduate certificate in healthcare management can open doors to careers in settings such as:
Within such organizations, UNW alumni have taken on roles as healthcare administrators, health services managers, human resource coordinators, insurance specialists, medical device sales representatives, medical records managers, nursing supervisors, practice managers, and research managers.
We recognize that faith plays an important role in one’s professional life. Our online HCM courses provide a flexible space for students to explore their beliefs within the context of a healthcare setting. Not only will you be equipped with real-world knowledge, you’ll learn how to use it to be a God-honoring leader wherever your career takes you.
Having enough exposure to healthcare to know how the health care system works is critical to succeeding in the field of healthcare management. That is what Northwestern’s Healthcare Management certificate provides.
This degree is so important because it gives you a big picture of healthcare and you can hone in on what you really love. It makes you a weapon in healthcare because not everyone has the best of both worlds in giving care but also knowing the business part of it. Because of Northwestern, I’m equipped to be an asset in someone else’s life and be a positive force for them.
A healthcare administration program provides you with a foundation for success in the real world. At UNW, earning an HCM certificate online will prepare you for careers in insurance, private practice, pharmaceuticals, and more.
What types of work are related to healthcare administration?
Note: Roles in some settings may require additional education or training.
As you pursue an online graduate certificate in healthcare management at UNW, you will learn to lead in non-medical positions in the healthcare industry, such as accounting, marketing, and management. Dive into the dynamic industry of healthcare administration with the tools and training needed to provide wise, God-honoring leadership in healthcare organizations.
Professors at Northwestern are focused on their students first. Our HCM faculty include experts in the field of healthcare administration who want to help you grow in your knowledge, skills, and faith while you earn your certificate.
Throughout the HCM program, study under professors who not only have decades of past experience but are active in the field of healthcare administration. This means you will have the opportunity to learn about real-world challenges, develop key leadership skills, and hone in on industry-specific expertise.Meet the Faculty Explore the department