The certificate program in health care policy and delivery provides students an overview of principles related to health systems, management and program oversight in health care settings.
The curriculum focuses on the business of medicine, administration, leadership and policy. Students have the option of selecting an internship course to enhance their application of core concepts.
Those who complete the program and earn the certificate have broadened and expanded their competitiveness for employment and postgraduate degree programs.
At A Glance
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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Incompatible Majors: BS in science of health care delivery; BS in health sciences
Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.00 in order to add the certificate, and students must earn a minimum grade of "C" in all courses for the certificate.
A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.
Graduates who combined the certificate in health care policy and delivery with their major program of study may be more marketable to employers.
Entry-level positions in the field include program or clinical administration, advocacy or quality improvement.