This certificate program in integrated behavioral health with a focus on management is for health care managers with master's degrees as well as master's-level clinicians who aspire to move into management.
The program provides training on the integration of medical and behavioral health services with a focus on primary care.
The program may be completed as a standalone program, to supplement a student's existing clinical skills or their current practice within an integrated team-based health care setting, or it can complement a student's major program of study.
Required Core (12 credit hours)
IBC 601 Models of Integrated Primary Care (3)
IBC 614 Quality and Performance Measurement, Improvement and Incentives in Health Care (3)
IBC 626 Behavioral Health Management (3)
IBC 630 Financial Management of Health Care (3)
Electives (3 credit hours)
Additional Curriculum Information
Students should see the academic unit for the approved course list of electives. Other coursework may be used with the approval of the academic unit.
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a master's degree, in a related field, from a regionally accredited institution.
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
- graduate admission application and application fee
- official transcripts
- personal statement
- one letter of professional recommendation
- current resume or curriculum vita
- proof of English proficiency
Additional Application Information
An applicant whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency regardless of current residency.
The requirements for the personal statement are outlined on the online application.