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Healthcare Administration Certificate

The 18-credit graduate Healthcare Administration certificate program offered by the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark provides students with advanced graduate studies in healthcare management and administration. Focusing on real time- and place-based case studies with experienced lecturers, students receive cutting edge best practices information helping them to position themselves to expand their professional careers in this area.

Students seeking the Healthcare Administration Certificate complete six (6) courses for a total of 18 credits. For course descriptions see Courses.

  • Health Systems and Policy (3)*
  • Healthcare Management (3)*
  • Healthcare Finance (3)*
  • Principles and Methods in Epidemiology (3)
  • Introduction to Environmental Health (3)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences  (3)

Three of the required courses are considered elective courses within the Master of Public Administration program and are identified with an asterisk symbol (*) above. One of these identified courses may be substituted for "Introduction to Public Administration" to complete the program.