Healthcare Management

Graduate Certificate


Our Healthcare Management Graduate Certificate provides current and aspiring healthcare professionals with a business foundation necessary to succeed in management and leadership roles across the healthcare sector.

This 12-credit online graduate degree certificate, intentionally housed in URI’s nationally ranked College of Business, allows for maximum flexibility to meet your career needs and is ideal for professional development and credential building in a shorter time frame than our M.S. in Healthcare Management program.


MHM 501: Healthcare in America
MHM 502: Leadership in Healthcare Management
MHM 503: Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations
MHM 504: Economics of Healthcare Management
MHM 505: Healthcare Information Systems Management
MHM 506: Healthcare Operations & Process Improvement
MHM 507: Healthcare Quality Science
MHM 508: Data Analytics for Healthcare Management
MHM 509: Law and Ethics for Healthcare Management
MHM 510: Strategic Marketing for Healthcare Management

Tuition per credit based on 2023/2024 academic year rates (subject to change): $887


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • College transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose
    • Interest in URI Online program
    • Relevant work experience
    • Reasons for applying to the online program at URI
    • Professional goals, as well as plans for achieving these goals

Fall 2024 Dates

7/30Application Deadline
9/3Classes Begin

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Career Opportunities

Advance your career with URI Online.

Career opportunities in healthcare management are abundant, with roles ranging from hospital administrators to healthcare consultants. Professionals in this field can pursue leadership positions in various healthcare settings, such as hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and health insurance companies. Additionally, the demand for healthcare managers is expected to continue growing as the healthcare industry expands and evolves, offering opportunities for career advancement and specialization.

Healthcare Executive

Responsibilities include overseeing the operations of healthcare facilities, developing and implementing strategic plans, managing budgets, ensuring regulatory compliance, and coordinating with medical staff.

Healthcare Consultant

Responsibilities include providing advisory services to healthcare organizations, analyzing operations to identify areas for improvement, and offering guidance on strategic planning, compliance, and financial management.

Health Services Manager

Responsibilities include planning, directing, and coordinating healthcare services within departments and facilities, managing staff, budgets, and resources, and implement policies and procedures to improve outcomes.

The Healthcare Management graduate certificate and master’s degree programs are accredited by the AACSB. AACSB accreditation is highly sought after by universities due to its high level of academic merit— accreditation has been achieved by fewer than 15% of the institutions teaching management education.

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