Health Administration Certificate

Program Availability: Online | Program Length: 12 Hours

health administration certificate

Program Overview

The Health Administration Certificate is designed to assist learners interested in pursuing work in health administration and for those currently working in health administration looking to expand their knowledge base for upward movement in their field.

Health Administration Certificate


COBA Highlight — Instruction by Professionals in Healthcare Administration

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Meet Mr. Hugh Brown, Adjunct Professor teaching Health Administration and Strategy at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Hugh Brown is the Chief Executive Officer of St. David's Georgetown Hospital in Georgetown, Texas. He assumed his role in 2007, shortly after the hospital was acquired by St. David’s HealthCare, a partnership between HCA and the Austin-based St. David’s Foundation. In 2014 St. David’s HealthCare received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the highest quality award given to any business by the federal government. In addition, St. David’s Georgetown Hospital has specifically been recognized as a “100 Top Hospital”, as a “Top 5% Hospital in the U.S.” for clinical quality, and for continually receiving “A” Ratings on the Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score.


Who Should Seek This Certificate?

  • Those who wish to qualify for high-level management and leadership positions may need to attend graduate programs in healthcare administration.
  • Those currently working in healthcare administration looking to expand their knowledge base for upward movement in their field.

Program Benefits and Learning Outcomes:

Develop foundational knowledge of the healthcare administration in strategy, economics, finance, accounting, informatics, trends, and ethics with our fully online certificate in Healthcare Administration.

Throughout this 12-credit hour certificate program, you’ll learn from TAMUCT faculty, some of whom are currently administrators working in the field.

  • Learn how health administrators support both the providers and recipients of health care.
  • Obtain an understanding of competitive advantage in the market and in government operations.
  • Obtain a foundation for those individuals who are interested in becoming certified as computer systems managers in health care organizations.
  • Learn historical, present and future ethical issues in health administration.
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of the economic, financial, and accounting systems that typically occur in health services organization.
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of the management information systems required for operational support in health care organizations.


Program Information

AACSB Accredidation Seal

The College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Schools that have earned AACSB business accreditation demonstrate an ongoing commitment to excellence in teaching, research, curriculum development, and learner success.

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