Addressing the business of health care — the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management

Managers within the health care industry need to be able to understand and address unique industry-specific topics, ranging from delivery systems and integrated health care networks, to specialized accounting, legal, and ethical issues. Dig deeper into these areas through a focused set of courses in the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management. You’ll learn from a winning combination of academic faculty and experienced health care executives with deep knowledge of the industry — and alongside other professionals with similar career challenges and goals.

This program can be completed as a standalone certificate or in combination with a master’s degree program.

Required Courses (12 credits)

BUS ADM 755 Health Care Administration and Delivery Systems*
BUS ADM 757 Managed Care and Integrated Health Networks*
BUS MGMT 720 Strategic Management in Health Care*
BUS MGMT 727 Health Care Accounting, Law and Ethics*

Elective Courses (3 credits)

Please choose one course from the following:
BUS ADM 731 Diversity in Organizations
BUS ADM 738 Human Resource Management
BUS ADM 759 Seminar in Health Care Management:
BUS MGMT 715 Leadership, Team Building, and Effective Management*

*Courses offered online.

Additional certificate requirements as well as course descriptions can be found on the Graduate School website.


To be considered for admission, you must have completed a bachelor’s degree with an overall GPA of 2.75 or better. This certificate may be completed alone or in combination with the Lubar School’s MBA or MS in Management degree program.

To apply, complete the online application. Please also send your official transcript (from highest degree earned) to the Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 340, Milwaukee, WI 53201.

For More Information

Graduate Student Services
Lubar Hall N251
(414) 251-5252