International Healthcare Management and Leadership Certificate Program
Upon completion of the certificate program in International Healthcare Management and Leadership the individual will be able to:
- Evaluate and interpret major themes, issues and trends in global healthcare
- Apply principles and practices of financial analysis and management in the healthcare field
- Identify HIT tools and methods for evaluating the quality and effectiveness of health services and population health management
- Utilize principles of strategic management and competitive analyses to support strategy development for health care organizations
- Use evidence-based principles to analyze business issues and manage complex operations in international healthcare setting.
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Individuals who hold at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, or comparable work experience, and a strong overall record of successful academic performance, are eligible to apply. While not a requirement, holders of advanced degrees are encouraged to apply. The program is intended to be taken on a part-time basis, and can be completed by taking a combination of online and onsite courses.
All applicants must review the General Certificate Guidelines page, which provides important information about how to apply to a certificate program.
APPLYING TO THE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM AS A NON-DEGREE STUDENT (JHU DEGREE STUDENTS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE for this Program)
Students who are not currently enrolled in a graduate program at JHU are required to apply to certificate programs using SOPHAS Express. All non-degree applicants should review the general Certificates Admissions page for instructions on how to apply to a certificate program and application deadlines.
Start terms: It is possible to begin the certificate program only in these terms: 1 & 3.
TOEFL/IELTS: Not required, but a Skype interview may be required.
Prerequisites or special requirements: Applicants will be asked to explain their healthcare experience in the application.
Requirements for successful completion
The certificate program requires a minimum of 18 term credits. All required and elective courses must be taken for a letter grade; a minimum grade of C is required in all certificate coursework and students must maintain a 2.75 or better overall GPA for all certificate coursework. The certificate program length is flexible; it varies from student to student, however, the certificate program must be completed within three years.
The student should review the section of the website that addresses completion before completing certificate program requirements. The student's transcript will not indicate that the certificate was earned until the Notification of Completion has been submitted, verified by the certificate program, and processed by the Registrar.
COURSE OF STUDY
Students should check the JHSPH course directory to confirm when the courses are offered. Students should also check for prerequisites and whether instructor consent is required.
|PH.550.860||Academic & Research Ethics at JHSPH (All students are required to complete this noncredit course in their first term of study)|
|Required Courses: Students must complete the following 18 credits of coursework|
|PH.221.624||Urban Health in Developing Countries||3|
|PH.221.646||Health Systems in Low and Middle income Countries||3|
|PH.309.631||Population Health Informatics||3|
|PH.312.603||Fundamentals of Budgeting and Financial Management||3|
|Optional Electives, beyond the required 18-credit minimum|
|PH.221.649||Introduction to Digital Health in Low- and Middle-income Countries||4|
|PH.221.722||Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries||4|
|PH.309.731||Patient Safety in Developing Countries||2|
|PH.312.604||Quantitative Tools for Managers||3|
|PH.312.670||Negotiation in Health Care Settings||3|
|PH.317.600||Introduction to the Risk Sciences and Public Policy||4|