Graduate Certificate

Healthcare Leadership - Graduate Certificate

Healthcare Leadership - Graduate Certificate
Plan Code:
Program Level:
Graduate Certification
Award Type:
Graduate Certificate Program
Eli Broad College of Business
Eli Broad College of Business Dean

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

Graduate Study

Healthcare Leadership - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership is designed to provide career development for professionals seeking to advance their career in the healthcare leadership arena. The program is targeted at students interested in applying to graduate or professional school and individuals working in healthcare industry. The certificate is available only online.


To be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership, a student must:
  1. have a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 2.5 or a graduate grade-point average of 3.0. Grade-point average is not indicative of student success in the graduate certificate.
  2. be currently employed in the healthcare industry.
  3. provide a personal statement.
The applicant’s overall record is considered. Students are educated during the recruitment process regarding the pace of the program, and length of time to complete the graduate certificate. Non-qualified students will be assisted with identifying alternate program options, if needed.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership

Students must complete a minimum of 10 credits from the following:
1. All of the following courses (8 credits):
HCM 817 Healthcare Leadership 2
HCM 818 Strategic Decision Making 2
HCM 819 Market Analysis and Planning 2
HCM 820 Negotiations 2
2. At least 2 credits from the following courses:
HCM 801 Critical Thinking and Innovation in Healthcare 2
HCM 807 Law and Ethics in Healthcare 2
HCM 809 Organizational Behavior in Healthcare 2