Healthcare Management Certificate 

Healthcare management from the ground up.

  • School
    Owen Graduate School of Management
  • Duration
    3 months
  • Format
  • Enrollment
    March, July, October 2023 / January, April, July, October 2024
  • Tuition

About the Program

The Owen Graduate School of Management Healthcare Management Certificate provides leadership and management skills to individuals looking to enhance their role in the healthcare industry. Through this program, students gain knowledge of best practice standards in the field as well as a comprehensive understanding of process mapping and a richer understanding of oneself.

With a custom course design, participants can gain a deeper understanding of the complex subject matter of healthcare leadership, tailored to meet their current needs. Participants can expect rigorous learning supported by interactive activities and simulated workplace scenarios throughout the program, allowing individuals to navigate the complexity of the healthcare landscape.

  • #25 Best Business Schools 2023 list
    (U.S. News & World Report)
  • #13 U.S. News & World Report 2023
    rankings of National Universities
  • #2 Best Professors 2023 list
    (Princeton Review)

Key Takeaways

  • Complete the certificate in 3 months, working full-time
  • Learn the skills needed to launch your management career
  • Gain insight into the structure of the U.S. healthcare system
  • Build your financial acumen
  • Learn soft skills to raise the performance of your team
  • Effectively lead diverse and inclusive organizations
  • Earn 4 continuing education units upon request and completion of the certificate

Who Should Enroll?

Vanderbilt’s Healthcare Management Certificate is the perfect program for leadership-minded, management-oriented professionals looking to make a difference in healthcare. This comprehensive certificate is designed for both domestic and international healthcare professionals looking to advance their careers. With its core competencies in leadership, communication, conflict management, healthcare management, and quality improvement, this certificate provides all the knowledge and skills necessary to stand out as a healthcare leader in today’s market.

The courses further amplify skills in project management, negotiations, and developing teams to ensure success. Individuals who currently work or aspire to work within the healthcare industry will gain a deep understanding of how leadership skills can be employed in healthcare and create positive impacts. An associate or bachelor’s degree is preferred, but not required.