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Health Services Administration (Advanced Certificate)

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A focused course of study for individuals seeking to position themselves in management careers in health systems.

Overview & Distinctions


This certificate program, which is registered with the New York State Education Department, is designed to provide a focused course of study for individuals seeking to position themselves as management in health systems. It will also provide knowledge and skills to those seeking to advance their careers in health systems.

Our Health Services Administration certificate program is offered online and on campus.

Gainful employment information is available for review. 


Required Courses

Course Number Course Name Credits
HSA 615 Health Systems Organization and Management 3
HSA 616 Human Resource Management in Health Care Organizations 3
HSA 648 Financial Management in Health Care Organizations 3
HSA 652 Health Care Economics and Public Policy Making 3
HSA 653 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care Organizations 3
Total 15

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in the field. In addition to the general admissions requirements, applicants must present the following:

  • Complete an online graduate application for admission (no application fee).
  • Submit Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • Submit an admissions statement/essay specifically addressing how the program will be of benefit to you and the community you serve (about 250 words).
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from employers, professional supervisors, colleagues, or previous professors. 
  • Submit a current resume.


  1. Completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university in a health care discipline.
  2. Possess relevant work experience and or a related degree.

Learn More

We welcome you to join us for an information session or meeting about our graduate and doctoral program. For dates and locations please learn more.