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Health Services Administration Management Certificate (Post-baccalaureate business Students)

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The Health Services Administration Management graduate certificate prepares current and potential health care professionals in the business aspects of health care. Students who have completed a Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree in business, are eligible to complete this 5 course certificate in order to improve their ability to understand and manage within the U.S. health care system. Course content is specific to the field of health care delivery. Students will learn the use of evidence-based health care research in decision-making, health policy, and approaches to quality improvement. Business training in management, accounting and financial management will be enhanced with an elective such as Health Care Law, Information Systems for Health Services Administrators and/or Population Health.

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    Admission Criteria

    1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college
    2. A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75
    3. Official transcripts of all colleges and universities attended
    4. One letter of professional recommendation from someone in a supervisory capacity
    5. An autobiographical statement of personal goals and objectives
    6. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    7. An interview with the Chair of the HSA program

    Application to the program can be made to the HSA Certificate program online by visiting the UDM web site for admissions (http://www.udmercy.edu/apply/) and selecting apply online.

    For questions or assistance regarding the application process, contact:

    • Chair—HSA Program (313) 993-1695
    • Administrative Assistant—HSA Program (313) 993-1146
    • Website
    • For admissions related questions, call 1-800-635-5020 or email admissions@udmercy.edu
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    Admission from Health Services Administration Certificate Program to the Master in Health Services Administration Program

    Students who complete the Health Services Administration certificate program are eligible for admission to the MHSA program if they meet all admission criteria for the master's program. For entry into the master's program, candidates must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and a GPA of 3.00 or better, submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, resume, three letters of recommendation (one from a supervisor) and a personal essay. Applicants who meet the requirements will be interviewed by the Chair of the Health Services Administration Department for final determination of eligibility. All degree requirements must be completed within seven years.

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    Course Requirements for the Certificate in Health Services Administration Management for post-baccalaureate business students (15 credits)

    • HLH 5500 Research Methods in Health Care (3 credits)
    • HLH 5700 Health Care Delivery and Policy Issues (3 credits)
    • HSA 5780 Quality Improvement in Health Care Organizations (3 credits)

    And choice of two electives:

    • HSA 5050 Legal Aspects of Health Services Administration (3 credits) or
    • HSA 5070 Population Health (3 credits) or
    • HSA 5500 Information Systems for Health Services Administrators (3 credits)
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    Program Contact Information

    Program Contact Information:

    • Chair—HSA Program (313) 993-1695
    • Administrative Assistant—HSA Program (313) 993-1146
    • Website
    • For admissions related questions, call 1-800-635-5020 or email admissions@udmercy.edu
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