Leadership in Health Care Administration Certificate

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This certificate is primarily intended for students who are already employed in the health care industry (clinical, allied health, insurance, medical office, etc.).

All courses may be completed online, and all credits will apply toward degree requirements at Charter Oak State College. Courses already taken at other colleges and universities may be submitted for transfer evaluation.

Certificate Requirements
Course NameCourse Number# of credits
US Health Care SystemsHCA 101 or HCA 4013
Ethical Issues in Health CareHCA 3013
Economics of Health CareHCA 3113
Cultural Differences in Health CareHCA 3503
Health Care LawHCA 4113
Leadership in Health CareHCA 4503

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Leadership in Health Care Administration Certificate should be able to:

  1. Identify and explain factors that impact behavior in the health care field
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of diversity in the health care field
  3. Describe patient rights measures
  4. Evaluate and interpret economic factors that influence health care decisions
  5. Identify and apply decision-making strategies related to the health care field
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of legal and ethical issues in business and clinical practices
  7. Demonstrate leadership competencies
  8. Assess global factors affecting the health care industry

Grades of C or higher must be earned in each certificate course.

Apply online using our

Certificate Application Form

To register for courses, go to Course Search & Registration and search under the subject "Health Care Administration".