Healthcare Management Certificate (ASPIRE)
You can earn a three course Healthcare Management certificate completely online. The certificate can be completed by itself or as a concentration to any major.
Simpson University's Healthcare Management certificate will prepare you to take full advantage of the opportunities available in the rapidly growing, but fast changing healthcare industry. More importantly, these courses will prepare you for a life-changing career advancement that offers you the chance to make a difference in the lives of countless patients.
The Healthcare Management Certificate program allows you to pursue your education without changing your schedule. As a completely online program, you can earn your certificate on time – your time.
After taking a short online Orientation course, you will be prepared to participate in the online courses. The Healthcare Management Certificate program consists of three online courses, one course offered each semester. Each course is five weeks long, running in a Monday through Sunday format. Find out more about this option under our Online Delivery page.
Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems
Examines the evolution and structure of integrated healthcare delivery systems from the perspectives of quality, access, and costs. This course explores issues related to urban versus rural settings, managed care, reimbursement, regulatory requirements, and institutional accreditation. The course introduces the philosophy, business principles, and current structure of the managed care industry. It explores concepts of capitation, managed care contracting, case management utilization patterns, regulatory requirements, and national health policy.
Advanced Healthcare Topics
This course explores contemporary trends in healthcare delivery systems and professional nursing practice. Students will explore advances in the current healthcare system including topics of technology, informatics, genomics, and healthcare economics with a focus on the roles of nurses and other healthcare leaders.
Legal & Ethical Aspects of Health Services
Studies the legal and ethical issues involved in the management and delivery of healthcare services, and the interrelations between hospital, physician, and patient.
Our Healthcare Management Certificate gives you many career options. You'll be well prepared for such careers as:
|Pharmaceutical Rep||Insurance Company Manager|
|Fire Department Personnel||Purchasing Agent|
|Hospital Department Manager||Ambulance Company Personnel|
|Government Civil Servant||Reimbursement Company Manager|
|Physicians Office Manager||Durable Medical Equipment Manager|