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Health Care Administration (Certificate)

​The Health Care Administration certificate provides students with the managerial and analytical skills necessary to understand and influence the processes through which hospitals, associated health care organizations, and public and private agencies provide health care opportunities to explore the roles of specific nonprofit and governmental health care providers and regulatory agencies.

This certificate requires three courses (12 credit hours). ​
Course Requirements 
  • MPS 531 HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION



Two elective graduate level courses
  • MPS 513 VOLUNTEERISM IN GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY
  • MPS 514 or 515 GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION or NONPROFIT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
  • MPS 534 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY
  • MPS 535 HEALTH CARE POLICY
  • MPS 537 COMPARATIVE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS
  • MPS 562 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH LAW
  • MPS 601 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNSHIP
  • MGT 510 TECHNOLOGY, QUALITY & HEALTH INFORMATICS
  • MGT 566 HEALTH INSURANCE & BENEFITS
  • MGT 570 or MPS 559 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND NEW VENTURE MANAGEMENT​
If you are a current MPH student, please contact SPSAdvising@depaul.edu to add the Certificate and enroll in classes. No additional application materials are necessary.

If you are not enrolled in the MPH program (or any other Masters degree), you will need to Apply to DePaul as a non-degree-seeking graduate student and then contact LASGraduateOffice@depaul.edu to enroll in the Certificate’s classes.​