Certificate in Health Care Management

Average Time to Complete 3 semesters

About the Program

MBU | Certificate | Online – Twenty-one semester hours of coursework (7 courses) – 12 core hours plus 9 hours of elective credit – are required for this certificate. Up to nine of the hours (3 courses) may be transferred from other colleges or completed by prior learning portfolio.

Courses are available on-line, in group tutorial formats at your local Mary Baldwin regional center, on campus in Staunton in traditional formats, or by independent tutorial study. You will need to complete all coursework with a grade of C- or better.

Upon completion of the program you receive a certificate in health care management and a special designation on your transcript.

Career Paths

  • Clinics
  • Consulting firms
  • Health insurance organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Public health departments

Courses & Requirements

21 Credit Hours

Required Courses:

HCA 101, Introduction to Health Care Administration
HCA 310, Health Care Strategic Management
HCA/ECON 320, Economics and Finance of Health Care Systems
INT 222, Social Sciences Statistics

Plus three of the following:

HCA/PHIL 230, Medical and Health Care Ethics
HCA 240, Long-Term Care Administration
HCA/BIOL 261, Epidemiology
HCA 330, Managed Care

Cost & Financial Aid

2017-18 COSTS

Tuition: $460 per credit hour

Technology Fee:  up to $60 per semester

Additional Cost Information

Learn more about Financial Aid opportunities available at Mary Baldwin University.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Support resources for Mary Baldwin University students:

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For more information on this program, visit http://www.marybaldwin.edu/academics/certificates/hca/