Give your career in the healthcare industry a boost by earning a Healthcare Certificate online or through evening class/night school at the University of Mary.

Our 9-credit, 15-week certificate program is ideal for professionals in medical practices, hospital administration, healthcare management consultancies, biotech startups, or the pharmaceutical industry. Through the courses, students will strengthen their skills needed for moving into management and executive leadership positions.

At a Glance

$99,730
Median pay for Medical and Health Services Managers

Program Length

9 credits/3 courses/15 weeks

Format

  • Online
  • Evening classes at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND; Billings, MT
  • Blended, combining online and in-person classes

Cost per Credit

$500

Is This the Program For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Professionals who are interested in administration, management, or executive leadership roles in healthcare
  • Professionals who want to take a step toward an MBA or MS in Business with a Healthcare specialization
  • Physicians, nurse practitioners, and other professionals managing their own clinic

Career Paths

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Practice Manager
  • Clinic Director
  • Pharmaceutical Company Manager
  • Lab Manager
  • C-Suite Executive
  • Vice President

What You’ll Learn

  • Current trends in healthcare and what they mean for managers.
  • Healthcare financial trends, reporting, and analysis.
  • How to use the latest financial management tools and strategies in budgeting, investment analysis, forecasting, and capital planning.
  • Best practices for financial management across a wide range of healthcare contexts.
  • The foundations of healthcare law and its implications for contemporary healthcare managers.
  • Best practices for reducing liability and mitigating risk.
  • How changes in health insurance laws and legislation are impacting managers and the healthcare organizations they lead.

Program Details

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts – Please mail the transcripts to the University of Mary at: 
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    University of Mary

    7500 University Drive

    Bismarck, ND 58504

Did you graduate from the University of Mary? We’ll request your transcripts for you! Contact your admissions representative today to learn more! 

Note: Current students with senior status (greater than 90 semester credits earned) may enroll as a non-degree seeking student.

For a list of courses for this program, visit the catalog.

  • Online
  • Evening classes at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND; Billings, MT
  • Blended, combining online and in-person classes
  • Tuition: $520/credit
  • Technology/Safety fee: $35 per credit

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