Healthcare Management, Graduate Certificate

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

The graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management requires a minimum of 15 s.h. of graduate credit. Students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.00 in order to earn the certificate. Enrollment is limited to 10 students.

The required courses provide foundational business and leadership skills specific to health care. They are offered in five-week blocks at University of Iowa campuses in Iowa City and Des Moines. Students complete the five health care courses over a period of 15 months; all 15 s.h. earned in the certificate program may be used toward degree requirements for the Master of Health Administration, MHA executive subprogram (EMHA).

The Certificate in Healthcare Management requires the following coursework.

Course # Title Hours
HMP:5200Healthcare Management3
HMP:5402Corporate Financial Reporting3
HMP:5610Health Policy3
HMP:6355Healthcare Leadership and Ethics3
HMP:6410Healthcare Financial Management3

For more information, visit Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management on the Department of Health Management and Policy website.