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Healthcare Administration Certificate

The three-course (nine-credit) graduate Healthcare Administration Certificate program offered by the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark provides pre-career and in-career students with 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 three (3) courses for a total of nine (9) credits. For course descriptions see Courses.

  • Health Systems and Policy (3)*
  • Healthcare Management (3)*
  • Healthcare Finance (3)*

Courses identified with an asterisk symbol (*) are considered elective courses within SPAA's Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. After receiving the certificate, certificate courses can be counted toward the completion of the MPA program. 

To Apply

For application information and requirements see Apply Now.

Program Costs

The cost to complete the certificate is based on the cost per credit found on the latest tuition and fee schedule from the Office of Student Accounting, Billing, and Cashier Services.

For More Information

To learn more, Request Information or Join a SPAA Info SessionIf you have questions about a certificate program or the application process, as a current student or as a non-degree seeking student, contact Aaron Gibbs, associate dean of student and academic services, at