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Post-MBA Health Care Administration Graduate Certificate

You should pursue a Post-MBA Health Care Administration Graduate Certificate if: 

  • You already possess an MBA degree.
  • You want to deepen your knowledge of health care administration, leadership, and policy. 
  • You want to stand out in the health care industry. 
  • You’re interested in growing your professional network.

Earning a health care administration graduate certificate provides professionals with a health care background — and those without — with the tools to lead in a complex and changing industry. 

By earning the post-MBA Graduate Health Care Administration Certificate online, you’ll have the added benefit of affordable flat-rate tuition. You also can use financial aid if you qualify. 

All courses use no-cost learning materials, so you won’t pay more for books! 

By earning a health care administration certificate through the AACSB-accredited B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration, you’ll develop keen business insights with support from faculty, administrators, and enrollment staff to help you succeed as a student and as a professional.

Post-MBA Health Care Administration Certificate at a Glance

Total Credit Hours: 15 

Tuition: $7,200

College: B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration

What to expect at UL Lafayette

Students complete 15 hours of health care administration graduate courses and two internships in a health care related organization.

Terms begin January, March, June, August, and October. Refer to the University Academic Calendar for upcoming dates. All admission materials must be submitted two weeks prior to the date classes begin.

Health Care Administration Courses

  • HCA 503 - Health Care Information Systems
  • HCA 520 - Organizational Behavior in Health Service Organizations
  • HCA 550 - Quality Management in Health Care
  • HCA 590 - Strategic Management in Health Care
  • HCA 595 - Internship in Health Care Administration (2)

Health Care Administration Electives (select 2)

  • MKTG 560 - Health Care Marketing
  • ECON 530 - Health Care Economics and Finance
  • BLAW 531 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care
  • HCA 580 - Special Topics/Current Issues in Health Care

Life in the Program

  • Enroll part time or full time. 8-week and 16-week course options allow you to focus on fewer courses at a time while taking two or more courses per semester.
  • Pay for quality, not books. Our Health Care Administration Certificate online is offered at a flat-rate tuition, with a per-credit cost of $480. All courses use open educational resources, so you won’t pay more for books. 
  • Learn from the best. Graduate business faculty bring decades of practice and theory to their courses. Additionally, the AACSB-accredited B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration has been named among the “Best Business Schools” by the Princeton Review for more than 15 years. 
  • Participate in networking opportunities. The online Success Hub brings together all enrolled Post-MBA certificate and MBA online students for support and networking while course forums allow students to connect with classmates.

Alumni Spotlights

Quality and Process Improvement Leader, Support Services: “From data analysis, to reviewing budgets, to developing processes that improve overall care and patient safety, the program has helped me attain specialized knowledge in the health care industry and has allowed me to advance in my career. It has also allowed me the opportunity to learn the details of management and leadership and shaped the way I lead today.” Saja El-Sayed, MBA in Health Care Administration

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Admission Requirements

  • An MBA degree from a regionally accredited university.
    • If an applicant obtained an MBA degree from an institution that did not require the GMAT/GRE, the student may be required to take the GMAT/GRE for admission into the certificate program.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

All graduate applicants must provide official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended. The Graduate Coordinator will determine whether the GMAT, resume, and/or letters of reference is required as part of your application.

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