A healthcare organization can’t function without a strong administration. Gaining a better understanding of healthcare administration and quality improvement in healthcare will not only help those within your organization, but will help enhance your resume for your future career goals.
The Healthcare Management Professional Certificate from eRasmussen gives you the freedom to learn on your own terms and at your own pace so you can delve into every area of interest and feel confident that you’re preparing yourself to be a better healthcare manager. 1
Essential Skills to Improve Patient Care
Through earning this Professional Certificate, you will learn to develop effective quality recommendations and process improvements for healthcare organizations. Management principles are taught through the exploration of the organization, structure and operation of healthcare facilities.
You will explore common methods and trends in quality improvement, as well as theories and principles specific to healthcare law and ethics. Complete these courses to help maintain a quality environment for employees and patients alike, as well as giving yourself a competitive advantage in the healthcare industry.
Promote Quality Healthcare
Develop the skills to advocate for effective quality improvements and process solutions within your healthcare organization.
Upskill Your Career
Show your dedication to your organization by completing courses in our fresh and relevant curriculum to help your organization and optimize overall performance.
Build Your Resume
Sharpen your skills to help you stand out in the field of Medical and Health Services Managers, which is projected to grow by 20% by 2026. 5
Introduction to Healthcare Administration
- Explore administrative principles and practices within healthcare organizations
- Learn about the organization, structure and operation of healthcare facilities
- Apply management principles to case studies of healthcare industry scenarios
Quality Improvement in Healthcare
- Examine common methods for assuring quality and improving performance in healthcare
- Analyze statistical applications of measuring methods and outcomes
- Understand the relationship between healthcare quality, organizational performance and the role of governing and accrediting bodies in healthcare organizations
- Explore trends in quality improvement in healthcare facilities
Advanced Healthcare Law and Ethics
- Examine ethical theories and the principles of bioethics
- Analyze these theories and principles throughout the healthcare industry
- Apply common theories and principles to ethical problems in the healthcare field
Engaging content using videos, infographics and interactive elements emphasize skill mastery; not just theory. Earning a Professional Certificate means quickly realizing the benefits of your new proficiencies with validated skill competencies to showcase on your resume.
Career training that’s easy to manage
- Only $195 per course
- Free trial gives up to seven days to request a refund
- Cloud-based and available on your time
- Average completion time per course is just six to eight hours 2
- Easily digestible content units (45–90 minutes), including video, imagery and interactive elements that keep you engaged
- Our courses save your progress in real time, allowing you to pause your work and complete it later
$195 per course
7-day risk-free trial 3
When can I register?
Registration and enrollment are on demand and always available.
After enrolling, when will I receive additional program details?
After payment is processed, it may take a few minutes, but the course will become available on your dashboard. At this time, all coursework will be available to you.
Is financial aid available?
No, financial aid is not available for Professional Certificates. Some employers, however, reimburse students for professional development. Check with your human resources or professional development team to see whether you qualify.
What is the refund policy?
Each course has a free trial of up to seven days after payment. In seven days or fewer, a refund can be requested. No refund is available after eight days or more.
Who can enroll?
eRasmussen Professional Certificate courses are available to individuals seeking professional development in the United States except California.
How long will I have access to this online course?
You will have access to each course in which you’re registered for 90 days after the payment date.
How long does the program take to complete?
Individual courses are estimated to take about four to six hours to complete.
Are extensions granted if requested?
No. Sufficient time to complete coursework has been built into each course of the Professional Certificate. If a course is not finished and a learner wants to re-enroll to complete it, they will have to purchase the course again and restart from the beginning.
What are the technical requirements to access online courses?
A fully functional PC or Mac® computer capable of running a Windows® virtual machine is required. ChromeBooks®, Android® devices, tablets and mobile phones are not recommended. An internet downstream connection speed of 2 Mbps or higher is strongly recommended.
The following web browsers are formally supported and tested:
With PCs running Windows OS:
- Microsoft Edge®
- Google Chrome®
With Mac computers running OS X:
- Google Chrome
Can course materials be downloaded to save for later use?
The materials used in this course—including video lessons, quizzes and tests—are copyrighted. They are intended for individual use by registered learner. Unauthorized or illegal use, or attempted unauthorized or illegal use, of these materials may result in a suspension and/or cancellation of the user’s account.
Do courses or Professional Certificates qualify as credits toward a degree?
No. These are non-credit, non-degree resources intended for professional development. Although courses apply toward Professional Certificates, neither the courses nor the Certificates transfer toward a degree.
Do courses or Professional Certificates qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEU)?
No. These are intended for individual professional development, but do not qualify for CEUs.
How many courses are there for the Healthcare Management Professional Certificate?
There are three courses for the Healthcare Management Professional Certificate.
Are there prerequisites for this Certificate?
No, there are no prerequisites for any courses toward Professional Certificates.
The content and professional certificates offered under eRasmussen are different from the academic programs offered by Rasmussen College. Professional certificates are intended for the purposes of professional development and training and are not intended to prepare individuals for entry-level employment. They are non-credit, non-accredited, non-licensed and are not intended to transfer to any institution of higher education.
Students must complete all work in the assessment within 90 days.
A refund totaling the amount paid for an individual course will be issued to any participant who requests cancellation within 7 calendar days of starting a course. No badge or certificate will be issued for courses where a participant requests a refund, even if the work was completed prior to the end of the 7-day trial timeframe. Payments are made via PayPal and refunds will be issued via PayPal.
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 10, 2019] www.bls.gov/ooh/. Employment conditions in your area may vary.