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Graduate Certificate in Healthcare

Jack Welch Management Institute
9 months
Part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Herndon
English
October 2022

About this program

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare

Refine your leadership skills as you learn practical business lessons for the healthcare industry in just 9 months.

Developed for current high potential healthcare professionals and those aspiring toward a career in healthcare, the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare will help you build credentials quickly and gain competencies that can be put into action immediately within the healthcare industry. Students can apply credits earned in this program towards the Jack Welch MBA with Healthcare concentration and receive a tuition credit.

Program content

Through three graduate courses, students will learn techniques highly sought after within the healthcare industry:

It's All About the Patient

Learn to improve the patient experience, reduce costs and build better leaders within the healthcare landscape. See how the principles of Six Sigma and differentiation permeate healthcare. This course is an introduction to the healthcare sector, with a focus on comprehending the core concepts of service delivery, payment and insurance, and various business models within the healthcare sector. You will explore the concept of defining quality in the patient care and examine ways to enhance the patient experience by balancing process improvement against the need to streamline costs in the sector.

Saving Money, Saving Lives 

There is a cost to saving lives. Deciding where to invest in technology is critical, whether you are choosing between technology to protect patient records or technology that will save more lives. Business leaders need to stay ahead of the game and balance the risks associated with these costly decisions. You will explore the role of information technology in the success of the delivery system and other important healthcare processes and understand what it means to manage information technology to accomplish delivery system objectives.

Leading Through the Bureaucracy in Healthcare 

Healthcare is complex and bureaucratic. Leaders find ways to navigate through the bureaucracy and use it to their advantage. You will explore various regulatory agencies, policies, and guidelines and identify ways to maneuver through the healthcare industry and drive results. You will learn about the impact of the Affordable Care Act and its attempts to reform the U.S. healthcare system from both a federal and state perspective. This course reviews various laws governing healthcare institutions and dilemmas faced by managers in the industry.

Tuition

  • Tuition fee: $12,000
  • $4,000 per course

Qualification

Gain these specialized skills to:

  • Strategically solve complex problems within the healthcare industry
  • Understand the core concepts of service delivery, payment and insurance, and various business models within the healthcare sector
  • Develop healthcare management strategies
  • Effectively communicate policies, practices, and procedures
  • Apply Six Sigma principles throughout healthcare companies

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Jack Welch Management Institute

The Jack Welch MBA is like any other prestigious MBA. And yet, it is like no other. While other schools study great business leaders, ours was built by one. At the Jack Welch Management Institute, students have a unique opportunity...


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Why study at Jack Welch Management Institute

Study with Top CEOs

To be the best, you have to learn from the best. JWMI’s courses feature exclusive video keynotes from Jack Welch and over three dozen C-suite executives from the world’s best companies including Berkshire Hathaway, Netflix, Medtronic, Walgreen’s, Boeing, McDonald’s and many other global organizations. Our Experts of Practice lecture series allow students to learn proven leadership lessons and business practices and are exclusive to JWMI.

Learn on Monday. Apply on Tuesday.

Make an immediate impact on your career. Our program is driven by insights lifted from the front lines of business; our powerful online MBA courses are designed to make an immediate impact on your work. Ranked #1 in Satisfaction with the Ability to Apply What You Learn to Your Job, you’ll gain the fundamentals in key areas like operations, marketing, and finance. In addition, you’ll learn to recruit, hire, and motivate the best people, create winning strategies, increase productivity, build culture, and lead teams to top performance. Many students see fast results and a lucrative return on their investment from those applications. More than 2 out of 3 students receive a promotion or raise while in the program.

Maximum Flexibility

Accelerate your career without leaving your current job. Our flexible, interactive 100% online course format is ranked #2 in Flexibility and #1 in Satisfaction with the Asynchronous Learning Experience from Poets & Quants2. The curriculum was built to allow you to earn your degree on your schedule, no matter where you are in your life and career.

JWMI curriculum is built for working professionals like you; 99% of our student body is actively employed while in the program. Our curriculum is designed for mobile and tablet devices, allowing you to complete your courses anywhere. There are no set lecture times. Log in and complete your work up to three weeks in advance to accommodate business travel and family commitments.

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Jack Welch Management Institute

2303 Dulles Station Blvd
20171 Herndon Virginia
United States of America (USA)

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jackwelch.strayer.edu

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