Certificate in Health Care Management


The Xavier University certificate in health care management provides you with the opportunity to learn or increase your health care management skills by completing 15-18 hours of coursework. Students benefit from the richness of a graduate-level program the serves as a meaningful milestone in both personal and career development.


Students wishing to enter the certificate program must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Students must also be working as a line or middle manager currently employed at a health care organization and must have a minimum of two years work experience.


The Xavier certificate in health care management consists of four core courses and one or two electives taken on a part-time basis (usually two courses per semester for three semesters). Courses include:

  • Managerial Concepts
  • Health Care Systems
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Management & Marketing Strategies
  • Information Systems
  • Clinical Processes 

Electives can be selected from a list of courses offered through the Xavier University graduate program in health services administration. Some certificate coursework may be applied towards a master's degree in health services administration at Xavier University.

For More Information

For more information about the application process and to receive an application to the Xavier University certificate in health care management, please call 513 745-3687 or send an email message to